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Finchburg, Alabama

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Welcome to Finchburg ...

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

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

Finchburg would have been located within present day Monroe County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Finchburg is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Finchburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Finchburg and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Beatrice   [Map]   280   E   18 miles [29 km]
Excel   [Map]   655   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Franklin   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,190   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fulton   [Map]   255   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Grove Hill   [Map]   1,456   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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 Finchburg. 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 Finchburg. 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 Finchburg.

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

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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 Finchburg, 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 Finchburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Finchburg) 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 Finchburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Finchburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Finchburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6427, Longitude: -87.5108     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Finchburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Finchburg.

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