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Five Points, Alabama
(Covington County)

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Welcome to Five Points ...

Five Points is located in Covington County.

A typical abbreviation for Five Points: Five Pts.

Five Points is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The telephone area code for Five Points: (334)

Communities near Five Points ...

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 driven.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,787   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Babbie   [Map]   599   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brantley   [Map]   788   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dozier   [Map]   325   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,875   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Kinston   [Map]   545   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Five Points ...

While we believe that this Five Points is located in Covington County, we know of another 15 Alabama communities named Five Points. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blount, Chambers, Cherokee, Cleburne, Dale, Dallas, Elmore, Greene, Houston, Lawrence, Lee, Madison, Marshall, Talladega and Walker County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 144 communities that are also named Five Points - they are located in California (6), Colorado, Connecticut (2), Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (21), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (10), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Nebraska, New Brunswick (2), New Jersey (3), New Mexico, New York (4), North Carolina (11), Ohio (15), Pennsylvania (20), South Carolina (3), South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Texas (2), Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (3).

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

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 Five Points. 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 Five Points. 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 Five Points.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Five Points ...

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

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The Communities of Alabama

About Covington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Five Points. 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 Five Points - 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' distance that stretches from Five Points. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Five Points) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Five Points. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4407, Longitude: -86.3033     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Five Points have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Five Points.

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