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Welcome to Arkwright ...

Arkwright is located in Shelby County<1>.

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

Arkwright is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Arkwright is within the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Arkwright ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Arkwright - they are located in Georgia, New York, Ontario, Rhode Island and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Arkwright ...

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

  • Talladega [Talladega County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Talladega
    • Talladega [Talladega County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Arkwright
    • Estimated population in 2018: 15,291 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Talladega
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Talladega<5>
  • Pell City [Saint Clair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pell City
    • Pell City [Saint Clair County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Arkwright
    • Estimated population in 2018: 13,796 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pell City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pell City<5>
  • Moody [Saint Clair County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moody have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moody
    • Moody [Saint Clair County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Arkwright
    • Estimated population in 2018: 13,069 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moody
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moody<5>
  • Irondale [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irondale
    • Irondale [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Arkwright
    • Estimated population in 2018: 12,555 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irondale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sylacauga [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylacauga
      • Sylacauga [Talladega County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Arkwright
      • Estimated population in 2018: 12,186 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylacauga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylacauga<5>
    • Chelsea [Shelby County]
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      • Chelsea [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Arkwright
      • Estimated population in 2015: 12,059 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chelsea
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chelsea<5>
    • Leeds [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leeds have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leeds
      • Leeds [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Arkwright
      • Estimated population in 2018: 12,053 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leeds
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leeds<5>
    • Childersburg [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Childersburg
      • Childersburg [Talladega County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Arkwright
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,880 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Childersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Childersburg<5>
    • Columbiana [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbiana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbiana
      • Columbiana [Shelby County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Arkwright
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,588 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbiana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbiana<5>
    • Wilsonville [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsonville
      • Wilsonville [Shelby County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Arkwright
      • Estimated population in 2018: 2,014 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilsonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilsonville<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arkwright ...

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

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About Shelby County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Arkwright. 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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Shelby, 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 Arkwright - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arkwright) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arkwright. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3715, Longitude: -86.4025       In this case, the coordinates for Arkwright have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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