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Welcome to Appalachian ...

Appalachian is located in Blount County<1>.



Appalachian is 1,110 feet [338 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Appalachian: (205) and (269)<3>

Communities Also Named Appalachian ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Appalachian - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Appalachian ...

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

  • Clay
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clay
    • Clay is located in Jefferson County
    • Estimated population in 2015: 9,655 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay <4>
  • Oneonta
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Attalla
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Margaret
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Margaret have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Margaret
    • Margaret is located in Saint Clair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,287 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Margaret <4>
  • Springville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Argo
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Argo
    • Argo is located in Saint Clair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,278 people
  • Odenville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Ashville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashville
    • Ashville is located in Saint Clair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,396 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashville <4>
  • Ragland
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ragland
    • Ragland is located in Saint Clair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,718 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ragland <4>
  • Blountsville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blountsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blountsville
    • Blountsville is located in Blount County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,657 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blountsville <4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Appalachian ...

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

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

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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 Blount, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Appalachian - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (269) is an overlay for area code (205).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.









 

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