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Welcome to Arona ...

Arona is located in DeKalb County<1>.

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

Arona is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Arona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Arona - they are located in Manitoba and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Arona ...

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

  • Gadsden [Etowah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gadsden
    • Gadsden [Etowah County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Arona
    • Estimated population in 2018: 35,157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gadsden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gadsden<6>
  • Albertville [Marshall County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albertville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albertville
    • Albertville [Marshall County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Arona
    • Estimated population in 2018: 21,568 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albertville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albertville<6>
  • Boaz [Marshall County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boaz have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boaz
    • Boaz [Marshall County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Arona
    • Estimated population in 2018: 9,656 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boaz
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boaz<6>
  • Rainbow City [Etowah County]
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Guntersville [Marshall County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guntersville
      • Guntersville [Marshall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Arona
      • Estimated population in 2018: 8,482 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntersville<6>
    • Attalla [Etowah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attalla
      • Attalla [Etowah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Arona
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,799 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attalla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Attalla<6>
    • Collinsville [DeKalb County]
    • Crossville [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossville
      • Crossville [DeKalb County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Arona
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,839 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossville<6>
    • Sardis City [Etowah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis City
      • Sardis City [Etowah County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southwest of Arona
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,787 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis City
    • Fyffe [DeKalb County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fyffe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fyffe
      • Fyffe [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Arona
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,030 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fyffe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fyffe<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 Arona. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arona.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arona ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About DeKalb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.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 DeKalb, 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 Arona - 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- Arona) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2218, Longitude: -86.0819       In this case, the coordinates for Arona 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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