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Burmah, Alabama

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Welcome to Burmah ...

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

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

Burmah would have been located within present day Bibb County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Burmah is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Burmah still existed, it would have been in the (205) area code.

Communities near Burmah ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Alabaster   [Map]

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

Located in Shelby County

Bessemer   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson County

Helena   [Map]

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

Located in Shelby County

Montevallo   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Burmah

Located in Shelby County

Brent   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Burmah

Centreville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Burmah

Lake View   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Burmah

Located in Tuscaloosa County

Brookwood   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Burmah

Located in Tuscaloosa County

Coaling   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Burmah

Located in Tuscaloosa County

Vance   [Map]

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

Located in Tuscaloosa County

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

Communities Also Named Burmah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Burmah - they are located in Idaho and Oklahoma.

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

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 Burmah. 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 Burmah. 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 Burmah.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages 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 Burmah, 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 Burmah - 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- Burmah) 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 Burmah. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Burmah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Burmah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1318, Longitude: -87.1300     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Burmah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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