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Welcome to Ayres ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Ayres, you might consider that their post office opened in 1878.
Ayres is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Ayres lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Ayres is within the (205) area code.
Communities Also Named Ayres ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Ayres - they are located in Maryland and Texas (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Ayres.
Communities near Ayres ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ayres.
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 Ayres. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ayres.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ayres. 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 Ayres.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ayres. See our Newspapers Page for Ayres.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ayres ...
Looking for more information about Ayres? 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 Ayres, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ayres.
Adding Ayres to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Ayres 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 Ayres was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>
We also found Ayres in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Ayres.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ayres. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023