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Bainbridge, Alabama

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Welcome to Bainbridge ...

So far, we have found very little information about Bainbridge. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Bainbridge to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Bainbridge, please Contact Us.

Bainbridge would have been located within present day Lauderdale County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Bainbridge is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Bainbridge was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Bainbridge would have been located in the (256) and (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Bainbridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Florence   [Map]   39,852   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Killen   [Map]   972   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Littleville   [Map]   988   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   14,022   S   5 miles [8 km]
Rogersville   [Map]   1,230   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   8,930   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bainbridge.

Communities Also Named Bainbridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Bainbridge - they are located in British Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bainbridge. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bainbridge. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bainbridge.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bainbridge:

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Bainbridge, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bainbridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bainbridge) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bainbridge. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bainbridge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bainbridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8209, Longitude: -87.6000     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bainbridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bainbridge.

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