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Antioch, Alabama
(Lauderdale County)

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Welcome to Antioch ...

Antioch is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

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

Antioch is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Antioch: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities Also Named Antioch ...

While we believe that this Antioch is located in Lauderdale County, we know of another 6 Alabama communities named Antioch. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bibb, Calhoun, Cherokee, Covington, Montgomery and Pike County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 95 communities that are also named Antioch - they are located in Arkansas (6), California, Florida, Georgia (9), Illinois, Indiana (4), Kansas (2), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (3), Mississippi (7), Missouri (2), Nebraska, North Carolina (6), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, South Carolina (6), Tennessee (13), Texas (11), Virginia (3) and West Virginia (3).

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

Communities near Antioch ...

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

  • Florence [Lauderdale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florence
    • Florence [Lauderdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2018: 40,428 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<6>
  • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscle Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muscle Shoals
    • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2018: 14,263 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscle Shoals
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muscle Shoals<6>
  • Sheffield [Colbert County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheffield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheffield
    • Sheffield [Colbert County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,894 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheffield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheffield<6>
  • Tuscumbia [Colbert County]
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    • Tuscumbia [Colbert County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Antioch
    • Estimated population in 2018: 8,407 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuscumbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuscumbia<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Liberty Grove
      • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2014: 7,825 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Grove
    • Loretto [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loretto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loretto
      • Loretto [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,779 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loretto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loretto<6>
    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
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      • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,231 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<6>
    • Corning [Wayne County] - Historic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corning have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corning
      • Corning [Wayne County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,210 people
    • Town Creek [Lawrence County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Creek
      • Town Creek [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,046 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Town Creek<6>
    • Killen [Lauderdale County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Killen
      • Killen [Lauderdale County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Antioch
      • Estimated population in 2018: 958 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Antioch ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Antioch. 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 Lauderdale, 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 have 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 Antioch - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Antioch) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antioch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8931, Longitude: -87.4734       In this case, the coordinates for Antioch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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