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Bluff City, Alabama

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Welcome to Bluff City ...

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

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

Bluff City would have been located within present day Morgan County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Bluff City is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bluff City would have been located in the (256) and (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Bluff City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Huntsville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Bluff City

Located in Madison County

Decatur   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Bluff City

Madison   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Bluff City

Located in Madison County

Athens   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bluff City

Located in Limestone County

Hartselle   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bluff City

Priceville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Bluff City

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Bluff City

Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Bluff City

Located in Madison County

Falkville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bluff City

Flint City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Bluff City

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

Communities Also Named Bluff City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Bluff City - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Websites for Bluff City ...

Junior League:

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 Bluff City. 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 Bluff City. 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 Bluff City.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Morgan County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

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 Bluff City, 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 Bluff City - 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 from Point A (ie- Bluff City) 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 Bluff City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bluff City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bluff City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5456, Longitude: -86.7814     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bluff City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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