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Barber, Alabama
(Houston County)

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The location of Barber

Welcome to Barber ...

Barber is located in Houston County.

The location of Barber has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Barber is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Barber lies within the (334) area code.

Communities near Barber ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Barber and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Ashford   [Map]   2,144   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Cowarts   [Map]   2,040   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dothan   [Map]   68,202   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,683   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,185   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Malvern   [Map]   1,441   W   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Barber ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Barber: This one is located in Houston County and the other is located in Chambers County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 18 communities that are also named Barber - they are located in Arkansas (3), California, Idaho, Kansas (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Montana, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

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

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 Barber. 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 Barber. 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 Barber.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barber ...

Looking for more information about Barber? 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.

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

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About Houston County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barber - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Barber) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barber. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2343, Longitude: -85.2355     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barber have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Barber.

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