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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.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Bluff City is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

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)<3> area codes.

Communities near Bluff City ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Bluff City and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   25,616   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Decatur   [Map]   54,405   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Falkville   [Map]   1,248   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Flint City   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hartselle   [Map]   14,373   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   194,585   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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.

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 Bluff City. 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 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:

Websites for Bluff City ...

 
Junior League:   www.jlmorgancounty.com/

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Morgan County: www.co.morgan.al.us/

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 Bluff City, 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 Bluff City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Bluff City. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bluff City) 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 Bluff City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, 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 that we are using 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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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bluff City.

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