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Welcome to Cox Gap ...

Cox Gap is located in Etowah County.

Cox Gap is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Communities near Cox Gap ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Cox Gap and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,865   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,963   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,841   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

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 Cox Gap. 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 Cox Gap. 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 Cox Gap.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cox Gap ...

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Cox Gap. 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
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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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 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 Etowah County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Cox Gap. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cox Gap) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cox Gap. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1126, Longitude: -86.0736     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cox Gap have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cox Gap.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cox Gap.