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Welcome to Edwards Ferry ...

Edwards Ferry is located in Cherokee County.

Edwards Ferry is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Area codes for Edwards Ferry: (256) and (938)<2>

Communities near Edwards Ferry ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Edwards Ferry and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,798   E   5 miles [8 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,498   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,847   W   18 miles [29 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hokes Bluff   [Map]   4,269   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Edwards Ferry ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Edwards Ferry - it's located in Maryland.

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

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 Edwards Ferry. 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 Edwards Ferry. 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 Edwards Ferry.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edwards Ferry ...

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

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

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



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Edwards Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Edwards Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edwards Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2015, Longitude: -85.6908     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edwards Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Edwards Ferry.

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