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Welcome to Capps ...

Capps is located in Henry County<1>.

Capps is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Capps: (334)

Communities Also Named Capps ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Capps - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Missouri, North Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Capps ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Capps.

  • Dothan [Houston County]
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    • Dothan [Houston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Capps
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,414 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dothan have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dothan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dothan<5>
  • Ozark [Dale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
    • Ozark [Dale County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Capps
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,139 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<5>
  • Headland [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Headland
    • Headland [Henry County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Capps
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,748 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Headland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Headland<5>
  • Abbeville [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abbeville
    • Abbeville [Henry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Capps
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,553 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abbeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Abbeville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Midland City [Dale County]
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      • Midland City [Dale County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Capps
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midland City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland City<5>
    • Kinsey [Houston County]
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      • Kinsey [Houston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Capps
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,293 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinsey have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinsey
    • Webb [Houston County]
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      • Webb [Houston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Capps
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,479 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webb have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Webb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webb<5>
    • Newton [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newton
      • Newton [Dale County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Capps
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,451 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newton
    • Fort Gaines [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Gaines
      • Fort Gaines [Clay County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Capps
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 973 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Gaines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Gaines<5>
    • Columbia [Houston County]
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      • Columbia [Houston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Capps
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 743 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Capps. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Capps.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Capps. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Capps.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Capps. See our Newspapers Page for Capps.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Capps ...

Looking for more information about Capps? 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 Capps, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Capps.

Adding Capps to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Capps in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Capps was on a map titled Map of Alabama (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Capps on our Genealogy Page.

The Communities of Alabama

About Henry County

About Alabama

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Henry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Capps - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Capps) 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 Capps. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CappsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Capps. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4968, Longitude: -85.3123    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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