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Welcome to Fort McClellan ...

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

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




Fort McClellan would have been located within present day Calhoun County.

A typical abbreviation for Fort McClellan: Ft. McClellan

Fort McClellan was originally named Camp McClellan.

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

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

Fort McClellan would have been located in the (256) and (938)<2> area codes.

Communities near Fort McClellan ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fort McClellan and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Anniston   [Map]   21,770   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,152   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Heflin   [Map]   3,425   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hobson City   [Map]   764   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,612   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Munford   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

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 Fort McClellan. 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 Fort McClellan. 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 Fort McClellan.

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

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The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



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

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Fort McClellan. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort McClellan) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fort McClellan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort McClellan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort McClellan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7046, Longitude: -85.7569     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fort McClellan have been estimated.

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fort McClellan.

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