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Fort Morgan, Alabama

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Welcome to Fort Morgan ...

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

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

Fort Morgan would have been located within present day Baldwin County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fort Morgan: Ft. Morgan

The community of Fort Morgan was named Fort Bowyer before it was changed to Fort Morgan.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Fort Morgan is near sea level<3>.

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

Fort Morgan would have been located in the (251) area code.

Communities near Fort Morgan ...

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 driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Alabama Port   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bayou La Batre   [Map]   2,512   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bellefontaine   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Bon Secour   [Map]   ---   E   18 miles [29 km]
Coden   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dauphin Island   [Map]   1,269   W   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Fort Morgan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Fort Morgan - it's located in Colorado.

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

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 Fort Morgan. 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 Fort Morgan. 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 Morgan.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of Alabama:

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 Morgan, 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 Fort Morgan - 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 '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 Morgan) 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 Fort Morgan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Morgan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Morgan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.2285, Longitude: -88.0231     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fort Morgan 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 Fort Morgan.

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