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The location of Alberta









Welcome to Alberta ...

Alberta is located in Wilcox County.

The location of Alberta has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Alberta refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Albertan<2>

Alberta is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alberta lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Alberta is within the boundaries of the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Alberta: 36720<4>

Communities near Alberta ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Alberta and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Camden   [Map]   1,845   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Catherine   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dayton   [Map]   47   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Faunsdale   [Map]   93   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Orrville   [Map]   178   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pine Hill   [Map]   881   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Alberta.

Communities Also Named Alberta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Alberta - they are located in Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alberta.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alberta. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alberta. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alberta.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Alberta:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alberta ...

Looking for more information about Alberta? 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.

Looking for more information about Alberta? 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 Alberta, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alberta.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Wilcox County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alberta. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Alberta refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Alberta may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alberta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Alberta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Alberta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alberta) 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 Alberta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alberta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alberta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2321, Longitude: -87.4100     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Alberta have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Alberta.

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