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Welcome to Clarence ...

Clarence is located in Blount County<1>.

Clarence is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Clarence: (205)

Adding Clarence to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Clarence in the FIPS-55 file. For more information, see the Referenced FIPS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Clarence elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Clarence ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Clarence - they are located in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Missouri, New York, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Clarence ...

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

  • Albertville [Marshall County]
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    • Albertville [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Clarence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,711 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albertville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albertville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albertville<5>
  • Boaz [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boaz
    • Boaz [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Clarence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,704 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boaz
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boaz<5>
  • Guntersville [Marshall County]
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    • Guntersville [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Clarence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,571 people
    • Former names for Guntersville:
    • Gunter's Ferry
    • Gunter's Landing
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntersville<5>
  • Arab [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arab
    • Arab [Marshall County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the north of Clarence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arab
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arab<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oneonta [Blount County]
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      • Oneonta [Blount County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the south of Clarence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,577 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oneonta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneonta<5>
    • Hanceville [Cullman County]
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      • Hanceville [Cullman County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Clarence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,461 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanceville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanceville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanceville<5>
    • Ashville [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashville
      • Ashville [Saint Clair County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Clarence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,365 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashville<5>
    • Sardis City [Etowah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis City
      • Sardis City [Etowah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Clarence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,775 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis City have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis City
    • Blountsville [Blount County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blountsville
      • Blountsville [Blount County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Clarence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,670 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blountsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blountsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blountsville<5>
    • Cleveland [Blount County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cleveland
      • Cleveland [Blount County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Clarence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<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 Clarence. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clarence.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clarence. 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 Clarence.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarence ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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 Blount, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarence - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clarence) 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 Clarence. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clarence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0840, Longitude: -86.4278    
<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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