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Welcome to Ansley ...

Ansley is located in Pike County<1>.



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

Ansley is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you leave Ansley and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Ansley: (334)

Communities Also Named Ansley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 6 communities that are also named Ansley - they are located in Georgia (3), Louisiana, Mississippi and Nebraska.

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

Communities near Ansley ...

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

  • Troy
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
    • Troy is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,762 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy <3>
  • Luverne
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Rutledge
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutledge have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutledge
    • Rutledge is located in Crenshaw County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 449 people
  • Goshen
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Glenwood
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Banks
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
    • Banks is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 168 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banks <3>
  • Petrey
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petrey have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petrey
    • Petrey is located in Crenshaw County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
  • Kent
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
    • Kent is located in Pike County
  • Meeksville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meeksville
    • Meeksville is located in Pike County
  • Center Point
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Center Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
    • Center Point is located in Montgomery 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 Ansley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ansley.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ansley ...

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

Adding Ansley to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Ansley.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ansley. 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 Pike, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ansley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<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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