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Welcome to Corona ...

Corona is located in Walker County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Corona, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1884.

Corona is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Corona is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Corona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 11 communities that are also named Corona - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, New York, South Dakota and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Corona ...

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

  • Jasper
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Carbon Hill
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Cordova
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
  • Berry
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Parrish
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Parrish
    • Parrish is located in Walker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 929 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Parrish
  • Oakman
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakman
    • Oakman is located in Walker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 713 people
    • Former names for Oakman:
    • Day's Gap
    • Marietta
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Oakman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakman <3>
  • Kansas
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kansas
    • Kansas is located in Walker County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 214 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Kansas
  • Nauvoo
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Eldridge
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Townley
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Townley have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Townley
    • Townley is located in Walker County
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Townley

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 Corona. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Corona.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Corona ...

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

Adding Corona to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Corona was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Corona post office opened in 1884.

We also found Corona in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Corona.

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

The official website for Walker County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Walker, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Corona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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