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Cambridge, Alabama

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The location of Cambridge

Welcome to Cambridge ...

Cambridge is located in Randolph County.

The location of Cambridge has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Cambridge is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Cambridge lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Cambridge (for example, toward Ephesus (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities near Cambridge ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cambridge and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Heflin   [Map]   3,425   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lineville   [Map]   2,263   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ranburne   [Map]   404   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   5,934   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Wadley   [Map]   715   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Wedowee   [Map]   799   S   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cambridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Cambridge - they are located in Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Cambridge. 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 Cambridge. 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 Cambridge.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cambridge ...

Looking for more information about Cambridge? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Cambridge? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Cambridge, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cambridge.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cambridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cambridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cambridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cambridge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3862, Longitude: -85.4588     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cambridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cambridge.

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