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Welcome to Bennettsville ...

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

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




Bennettsville would have been located within present day Etowah County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Bennettsville is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Bennettsville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ashville   [Map]   2,291   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,827   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bennettsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Bennettsville - they are located in Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, New York and South Carolina.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bennettsville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bennettsville. 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 Bennettsville.

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

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Communities in Alabama

About Etowah County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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



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 Bennettsville, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bennettsville - 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' distance that starts in Bennettsville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bennettsville) 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 Bennettsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bennettsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bennettsville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0390, Longitude: -86.0722     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bennettsville 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 Bennettsville.

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This page was last modified: 15 Oct 2018
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