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Welcome to Anita ...
The location of Anita has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Anita, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
Anita is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Anita lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Anita lies within the (205) area code.
Communities Also Named Anita ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Anita - they are located in California, Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Montana, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anita.
Communities near Anita ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anita.
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 Anita. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anita.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anita. 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 Anita.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anita. See our Newspapers Page for Anita.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anita ...
Looking for more information about Anita? 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 Anita, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Anita.
Adding Anita to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Anita 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 Anita was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Anita on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Anita.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anita. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 23 Sep 2023