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(Bibb County)

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Welcome to Egypt ...

So far, we have found very little information about Egypt. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Egypt to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Egypt, please Contact Us.




Egypt would have been located within present day Bibb County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Egypt is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Egypt was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The location where Egypt once stood is in the (205) area code.

Communities near Egypt ...

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

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Brent   [Map]   4,864   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brookwood   [Map]   1,857   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,680   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,660   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Moundville   [Map]   2,446   W   18 miles [29 km]
North Bibb   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Egypt ...

While we believe that this Egypt is located in Bibb County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Egypt. Those communities are located in the following counties: Etowah and Marshall County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 43 communities that are also named Egypt - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi (2), New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (6), Ontario, Pennsylvania (4), Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Vermont (2), Washington and West Virginia (3).

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

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 Egypt. 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 Egypt. 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 Egypt.

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

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Communities in Alabama

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.ga.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Egypt, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Egypt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Egypt. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Egypt) 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 Egypt. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Egypt

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Egypt. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0104, Longitude: -87.3025     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Egypt 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 Egypt.

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