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Welcome to Egypt ...

Egypt is located in Etowah County.

Egypt is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Communities near Egypt ...

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

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ashville   [Map]   2,275   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,865   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,841   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   SE   9 miles [14.5 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 Etowah County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Egypt. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bibb 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:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Egypt ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Egypt. 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
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Egypt. 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 Egypt - 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 starting in Egypt. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Egypt) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), 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 for your convenience: 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: 34.0743, Longitude: -86.1565     [Map].

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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 Egypt.

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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 Egypt.