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Ferncliff, Alabama

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Welcome to Ferncliff ...

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

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

Ferncliff would have been located within present day Jackson County.

The location of Ferncliff has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Ferncliff is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The location where Ferncliff once stood is in the (256) & (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Ferncliff ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fyffe   [Map]   1,018   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grant   [Map]   908   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,353   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   969   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Powell   [Map]   965   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ferncliff ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Ferncliff - they are located in Colorado, Maryland, Ohio, Virginia and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ferncliff. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ferncliff. 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 Ferncliff.

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

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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 Ferncliff, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ferncliff - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ferncliff) 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 Ferncliff. 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 Ferncliff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ferncliff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6195, Longitude: -85.9680     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ferncliff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ferncliff.

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