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Welcome to Barney ...

Barney is located in Walker County<1>.

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

Barney is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Barney is within the (205) area code.

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.

Communities near Barney ...

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

  • Jasper [Walker County]
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    • Jasper [Walker County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Barney
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,431 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<5>
  • Pleasant Grove [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Grove
    • Pleasant Grove [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Barney
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,604 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Grove<5>
  • Adamsville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adamsville
    • Adamsville [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Barney
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,281 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adamsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Adamsville<5>
  • Sumiton [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumiton
    • Sumiton [Walker County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Barney
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,332 people
    • Former names for Sumiton:
    • Commercial
    • Democrat
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumiton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumiton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Graysville [Jefferson County]
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      • Graysville [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Barney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,092 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graysville<5>
    • Dora [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dora
      • Dora [Walker County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Barney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,905 people
      • Former name for Dora:
      • Sharon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dora<5>
    • Cordova [Walker County]
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      • Cordova [Walker County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Barney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,850 people
      • Former name for Cordova:
      • Dent
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cordova
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cordova<5>
    • Sylvan Springs [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvan Springs
      • Sylvan Springs [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Barney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvan Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvan Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylvan Springs<5>
    • Brookside [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookside
      • Brookside [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Barney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookside
    • Parrish [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parrish
      • Parrish [Walker County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Barney
      • Estimated population in 2019: 937 people
      • Former name for Parrish:
      • Hewitt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Parrish

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Barney.

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

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.

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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.

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Walker, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Barney - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 for our own planning, 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       In this case, the coordinates for Barney have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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