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Barney, Alabama

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The location of Barney

Welcome to Barney ...

Barney is located in Walker County.

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

Barney is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Barney is located in the (205) area code.

Communities near Barney ...

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 Barney and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Adamsville   [Map]   4,347   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brookside   [Map]   1,329   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cordova   [Map]   1,957   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Dora   [Map]   1,913   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Graysville   [Map]   2,094   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jasper   [Map]   13,618   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Barney ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Barney - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico and North Dakota.

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

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 Barney. 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 Barney. 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 Barney.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barney ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Walker County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Barney. 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 Barney - 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 from Point A (ie- Barney) 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 Barney. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Barney

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Barney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7162, Longitude: -87.1586     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Barney 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 Barney.

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