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Welcome to Fort Mitchell ...

Fort Mitchell is located in Russell County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Fort Mitchell: Ft. Mitchell

Fort Mitchell is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: While Fort Mitchell is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Fort Mitchell: (334)

The ZIP code for Fort Mitchell: 36856<3>

Adding Fort Mitchell to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fort Mitchell in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Fort Mitchell was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Fort Mitchell on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fort Mitchell on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Fort Mitchell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fort Mitchell - they are located in Kentucky and Virginia.

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

Communities near Fort Mitchell ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fort Mitchell.

  • Columbus [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
    • Columbus [Muscogee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Fort Mitchell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 196,442 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<5>
  • Maridale Estates [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maridale Estates
    • Maridale Estates [Muscogee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Fort Mitchell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 60,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maridale Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maridale Estates
  • Phenix City [Russell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phenix City
    • Phenix City [Russell County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Fort Mitchell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,392 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phenix City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phenix City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phenix City<5>
  • Saint Marys Hills [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marys Hills
    • Saint Marys Hills [Muscogee County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Fort Mitchell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,567 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys Hills
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Branton Woods [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branton Woods
      • Branton Woods [Muscogee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Fort Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,961 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Branton Woods have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branton Woods
    • Cusseta Heights [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cusseta Heights
      • Cusseta Heights [Muscogee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Fort Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2018: 10,684 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cusseta Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cusseta Heights
    • Smith's Station [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith's Station
      • Smith's Station [Lee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Fort Mitchell
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,804 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith's Station have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith's Station
    • Glenns [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenns
      • Glenns [Muscogee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Fort Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,020 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenns have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenns
    • Fortson [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fortson
      • Fortson [Muscogee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Fort Mitchell
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 4,924 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fortson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fortson<5>
    • Heineburg Village [Chattahoochee County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heineburg Village
      • Heineburg Village [Chattahoochee County] was located 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Fort Mitchell
      • Estimated population in 2014: 2,893 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heineburg Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fort Mitchell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fort Mitchell.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fort Mitchell. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fort Mitchell.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fort Mitchell. See our Newspapers Page for Fort Mitchell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Mitchell ...

Looking for more information about Fort Mitchell? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fort Mitchell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fort Mitchell.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Russell County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Russell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Mitchell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Fort Mitchell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fort Mitchell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fort Mitchell) 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 Mitchell. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort MitchellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Mitchell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3422, Longitude: -85.0220    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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