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Welcome to Appleton ...
The location of Appleton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Appleton, you might consider that their post office opened in 1901.
Appleton is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Appleton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Appleton is within the boundaries of the (251) area code.
Communities Also Named Appleton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 22 communities that are also named Appleton - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (4), Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Appleton.
Communities near Appleton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Appleton.
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 Appleton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Appleton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Appleton. 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 Appleton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Appleton. See our Newspapers Page for Appleton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Appleton ...
Looking for more information about Appleton? 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 Appleton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Appleton.
Adding Appleton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Appleton 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 Appleton was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Appleton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Appleton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Appleton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.al.us/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Sep 2023