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Welcome to Alliance ...

Alliance is located in Macon County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Alliance, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1890.

Alliance is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Alliance lies within the (334) area code.

Communities Also Named Alliance ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Alabama communities named Alliance: This one is located in Macon County and the other is located in Jefferson County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 28 communities that are also named Alliance - they are located in Alberta, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Indiana (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Alliance ...

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

  • Auburn
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Auburn
    • Auburn is located in Lee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 68,343 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn <4>
  • Opelika
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opelika have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opelika
    • Opelika is located in Lee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,135 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opelika <4>
  • Tuskegee
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Tallassee
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Notasulga
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Notasulga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Notasulga
    • Notasulga is located in Macon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 817 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Notasulga <4>
  • Hurtsboro
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurtsboro
    • Hurtsboro is located in Russell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 597 people
  • Franklin
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin is located in Macon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 512 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin <4>
  • Loachapoka
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Waverly
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
    • Waverly is located in Chambers County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 143 people
  • Ridgewood Village
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ridgewood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridgewood Village
    • Ridgewood Village is located in Lee County

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 Alliance. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alliance.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alliance ...

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

Adding Alliance to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Alliance 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 Alliance was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Alliance post office opened in 1890.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Alliance.

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

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 Macon, 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 Alliance - 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:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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