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Beachboro, Alabama

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Welcome to Beachboro ...

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

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

Beachboro would have been located within present day Jackson County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Beachboro is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The location where Beachboro once stood is in the (256) and (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Beachboro ...

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 drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Gurley   [Map]   781   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   969   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hytop   [Map]   346   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Paint Rock   [Map]   204   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pleasant Groves   [Map]   407   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,484   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Beachboro. 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 Beachboro. 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 Beachboro.

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

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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 Beachboro, 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 Beachboro - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Beachboro) 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 Beachboro. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Beachboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beachboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8529, Longitude: -86.2078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beachboro 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 Beachboro.

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