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Although we found mention of Boozer Heights during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Boozer Heights was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

One piece of information that we would especially like to find is the location (ie- GPS coordinates) of Boozer Heights. If you can help us locate Boozer Heights, please Contact Us.




About Boozer Heights
Boozer Heights is located in Calhoun County (Alabama).

Our Pages for Boozer Heights ...

-profile   General information about Boozer Heights
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Boozer Heights
-bycounty   Nearest communities to Boozer Heights (By-County)
-census   Census information for Boozer Heights
-tidbits   Tidbits and trivia about Boozer Heights
-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Boozer Heights
-summary   Summarized information
-map   Interactive map centered on Boozer Heights
-tripmap   TripAdvisor Tourism pages
-misc   Miscellaneous information
-wishlist   Things we would like to know about Boozer Heights
-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 Boozer Heights, area code (938) is the Overlay for area code (256).

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

When an Overlay is present, 10-digit dialing becomes necessary for all 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.
FIPS Codes
In the past, the federal government created a set of codes that are used to uniquely identify States, Counties and Populated Places (such as a community like Boozer Heights). These codes form the Federal Information Processing Standard. (specifically FIPS Document 55-3).

The State Code consists of two digits, the County Code consists of three digits and the Place Code consists of five digits. The County and Place Codes must be used together with the State Code to be truly unique.

For example, the following codes apply to the community of Boozer Heights:

- State Code:  01 (Alabama)

- State / County Code:  01 / 015 (Calhoun County)

- State / Place Code:  01 / 08368

The FIPS Codes have been replaced by an ANSI standard and the GNIS Feature ID. Although obsolete, the FIPS Codes are still in use by some organizations.

For more information about the FIPS Codes, please visit our Misc Page for Boozer Heights.

Footnotes ...



<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Boozer Heights and then turned east". While Boozer Heights could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Boozer Heights as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. The community might still exist or it might have existed for just a short period of time. Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, families in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc.

Also keep in mind that Boozer Heights could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community.

Since confusion between counties is common, we searched and weren't able to find another Alabama community named Boozer Heights.

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