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Bean Rock Ferry, Alabama

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About Bean Rock Ferry
Bean Rock Ferry is located in Marshall County (Alabama).

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-profile   General information about Bean Rock Ferry
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Bean Rock Ferry
-bycounty   Nearest communities to Bean Rock Ferry (By-County)
-census   Census information for Bean Rock Ferry
-tidbits   Tidbits and trivia about Bean Rock Ferry
-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Bean Rock Ferry
-cemeteries   Cemeteries in the area of Bean Rock Ferry
-localpapers   Newspapers published in the immediate area of Bean Rock Ferry
-newspapers   Newspapers published in a broader area around Bean Rock Ferry
-summary   Summarized information
-map   Interactive map centered on Bean Rock Ferry
-tripmap   TripAdvisor Tourism pages
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-wishlist   Things we would like to know about Bean Rock Ferry
-glossary   This page...

Glossary and Definitions ...

Area Code Overlay
An Overlay refers to the situation in which two (or more) area codes (eg- 256, 938) serve the same geographic area. In the case of Bean Rock Ferry, area code (938) is the Overlay for area code (256).

The Overlay is necessary when the geographic area requires (or planners expect to need) more phone numbers than can be provided by a single area code.

When an Overlay is present, 10-digit dialing becomes necessary even for local calls. There are different types of Overlays, with each Overlay having its own characteristics and dialing requirements.

If you would like to learn more about Overlays, we suggest the Wikipedia entry for Overlays.
GNIS Codes
The function of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is to establish uniform names for geographic features (eg- communities, mountains, lakes, rivers, streams, etc). The BGN was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. BGN–accepted names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), which is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent identifier has been assigned for each feature in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive.

Bean Rock Ferry has been given the GNIS Feature ID of '139331'. Click here to see the GNIS Record for Bean Rock Ferry.