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Welcome to Alabama City ...
The location of Alabama City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Alabama City, you might consider that their post office opened in 1891.
Alabama City is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Alabama City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Alabama City (for example, toward Etna (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Communities near Alabama City ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alabama City.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alabama City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alabama City.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alabama City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alabama City.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alabama City. See our Newspapers Page for Alabama City.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alabama City ...
Looking for more information about Alabama City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alabama City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alabama City.
Adding Alabama City to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Alabama City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alabama City was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>
We also found Alabama City on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Alabama City.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alabama City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023