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Welcome to Barfield ...

Barfield is located in Clay County<1>.

We aren't confident of the location of Barfield, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Barfield, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1894.

Barfield is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Barfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 3 communities that are also named Barfield - they are located in Arkansas, Missouri and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Barfield ...

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

  • Oxford
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Lineville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Ashland
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland is located in Clay County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,872 people
  • Munford
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Wedowee
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Hobson City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobson City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobson City
    • Hobson City is located in Calhoun County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 749 people
  • Wadley
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wadley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wadley
    • Wadley is located in Randolph County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 710 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wadley <5>
  • Waldo
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waldo have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waldo
    • Waldo is located in Talladega County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 272 people
  • Woodland
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Goldville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldville
    • Goldville is located in Tallapoosa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54 people

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 Barfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Barfield.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barfield ...

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

Adding Barfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Barfield 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 Barfield was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Barfield post office opened in 1894.

We also found Barfield on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Barfield.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Clay, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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