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Flanders, Alabama

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The location of Flanders

Welcome to Flanders ...

Flanders is located in DeKalb County.

The location of Flanders has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Flanders is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area codes for Flanders: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities near Flanders ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,827   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,498   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,847   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Flanders ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Flanders - they are located in Connecticut (3), Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ontario, Quebec and Texas.

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

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 Flanders. 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 Flanders. 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 Flanders.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flanders ...

Looking for more information about Flanders? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Flanders? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Flanders, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Flanders.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Flanders. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Flanders - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Flanders) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flanders. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2073, Longitude: -85.9027     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Flanders 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 Flanders.

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