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Welcome to Alice ...

Alice is located in Etowah County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Alice, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1894.

Alice is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Alice (for example, toward Etna (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities Also Named Alice ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 20 communities that are also named Alice - they are located in Colorado (2), Georgia (2), Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Alice ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alice.

  • Gadsden
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Albertville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Boaz
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Rainbow City
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Guntersville
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntersville
    • Guntersville is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,676 people
    • Former names for Guntersville:
    • Gunter's Ferry
    • Gunter's Landing
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Guntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntersville <4>
  • Arab
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
  • Oneonta
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Attalla
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Crossville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Sardis City
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • 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 is located in Etowah County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,776 people
    • Jump to a Google Map 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 Alice. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alice.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alice. 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 Alice.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alice. See our Newspapers Page for Alice.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alice ...

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

Adding Alice to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alice in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Alice was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Alice post office opened in 1894.

We also found Alice in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Alice.

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

The official website for Etowah County:

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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 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 Alice - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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