RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Aspel, Alabama

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other AL
Communities

















Welcome to Aspel ...

Aspel is located in Jackson County<1>.

Aspel is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Aspel: (256) & (938)<3>

Adding Aspel to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Aspel in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Aspel was on a map titled Map of Alabama (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Aspel on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Aspel ...

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

  • Scottsboro [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsboro
    • Scottsboro [Jackson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Aspel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsboro<6>
  • New Hope [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hope
    • New Hope [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Aspel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,916 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hope<6>
  • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owens' Cross Roads
    • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Aspel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,129 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owens' Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owens' Cross Roads
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owens' Cross Roads<6>
  • Fyffe [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fyffe
    • Fyffe [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Aspel
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,045 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fyffe have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fyffe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fyffe<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hollywood [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
      • Hollywood [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Aspel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollywood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<6>
    • Powell [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell
      • Powell [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Aspel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 967 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell
    • Grant [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant
      • Grant [Marshall County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Aspel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grant<6>
    • Skyline [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyline
      • Skyline [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Aspel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 838 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyline
    • Gurley [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurley
      • Gurley [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Aspel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 812 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurley<6>
    • Section [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Section
      • Section [Jackson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Aspel
      • Estimated population in 2019: 740 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Section
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Section<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 Aspel. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aspel.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aspel ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Jackson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Aspel. 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 Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aspel - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Aspel) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aspel. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AspelOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aspel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6206, Longitude: -86.1652    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 20 Jun 2021