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Welcome to Bucktown ...

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

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

Bucktown would have been located within present day Bibb County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Bucktown is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bucktown would have been located in the (205) area code.

Communities near Bucktown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Alabaster   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Bucktown

Located in Shelby County

Bessemer   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bucktown

Located in Jefferson County

Helena   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bucktown

Located in Shelby County

Montevallo   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Bucktown

Located in Shelby County

Brent   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Bucktown

Centreville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Bucktown

Lake View   [Map]

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

Located in Tuscaloosa County

Brookwood   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bucktown

Located in Tuscaloosa County

Coaling   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Bucktown

Located in Tuscaloosa County

Vance   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bucktown

Located in Tuscaloosa County

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

Communities Also Named Bucktown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Bucktown - they are located in California, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee (2).

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

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 Bucktown. 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 Bucktown. 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 Bucktown.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Bibb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bibb 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 Bucktown, 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 Bucktown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Bucktown) 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 Bucktown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bucktown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bucktown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1107, Longitude: -87.1111     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bucktown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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