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Welcome to The Downs ...

The Downs is located in Tuscaloosa County.

The Downs is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The Downs lies within the (205) area code.

Communities near The Downs ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from The Downs and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Brookwood   [Map]   1,857   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,660   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coker   [Map]   980   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cottondale   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Holt   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lake Front Village   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named The Downs ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named The Downs: This one is located in Tuscaloosa County and the other is located in Macon County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 14 communities that are also named The Downs - they are located in Georgia (2), Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Utah (2), Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 The Downs. 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 The Downs. 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 The Downs.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for The Downs ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around The Downs - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in The Downs. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- The Downs) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in The Downs. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1904, Longitude: -87.5475     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for The Downs 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 The Downs.

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