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Welcome to Alabama City ...

Alabama City is located in Etowah County<1>.

The location of Alabama City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

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 Cave Spring (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.

  • Albertville [Marshall County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albertville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albertville
    • Albertville [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Alabama City
    • Estimated population in 2018: 21,568 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albertville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albertville<5>
  • Boaz [Marshall County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boaz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boaz
    • Boaz [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Alabama City
    • Estimated population in 2018: 9,656 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boaz
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boaz<5>
  • Rainbow City [Etowah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainbow City
    • Rainbow City [Etowah County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Alabama City
    • Estimated population in 2018: 9,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainbow City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainbow City<5>
  • Southside [Etowah County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southside
    • Southside [Etowah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Alabama City
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,819 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southside<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glencoe [Etowah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glencoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glencoe
      • Glencoe [Etowah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Alabama City
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,136 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glencoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glencoe<5>
    • Hokes Bluff [Etowah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hokes Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hokes Bluff
      • Hokes Bluff [Etowah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Alabama City
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,252 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hokes Bluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hokes Bluff<5>
    • Ashville [Saint Clair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashville
      • Ashville [Saint Clair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Alabama City
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,319 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashville<5>
    • Collinsville [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collinsville
      • Collinsville [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Alabama City
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,962 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collinsville<5>
    • Crossville [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossville
      • Crossville [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Alabama City
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,839 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossville<5>
    • Sardis City [Etowah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis City
      • Sardis City [Etowah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Alabama City
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,787 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Alabama

About Etowah County

About Alabama

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Etowah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alabama City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alabama City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alabama City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alabama City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alabama City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0223, Longitude: -86.0455       In this case, the coordinates for Alabama City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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