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Chickasaw, Alabama
(Colbert County)

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Welcome to Chickasaw ...

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

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

Chickasaw would have been located within present day Colbert County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Chickasaw is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The location where Chickasaw once stood is in the (256) & (938)<3> area codes.

Communities near Chickasaw ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016<5>
Caryton - Historic   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Cherokee   [Map]   1,009   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Doubleheads Village - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Burnsville (MS)   [Map]   930   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Glen (MS)   [Map]   410   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Iuka (MS)   [Map]   2,989   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Chickasaw ...

While we believe that this Chickasaw is located in Colbert County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Chickasaw. Those communities are located in the following counties: Mobile and Walker County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 10 communities that are also named Chickasaw - they are located in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Chickasaw. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Chickasaw. 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 Chickasaw.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Chickasaw no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Colbert County

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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 Chickasaw, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Chickasaw.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Chickasaw. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chickasaw) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Chickasaw. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chickasaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chickasaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8865, Longitude: -88.0770     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chickasaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chickasaw.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Chickasaw.