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Welcome to Fountain ...

Fountain is located in Monroe County.

Fountain is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Communities near Fountain ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Fountain and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Beatrice   [Map]   280   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Excel   [Map]   655   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Finchburg - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,190   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mexia   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   5,927   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Fountain ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Fountain - they are located in British Columbia, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, North Carolina (2), Pennsylvania (2) and Texas.

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

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 Fountain. 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 Fountain. 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 Fountain.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fountain ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fountain. 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 Fountain - 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Fountain. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Fountain) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fountain. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5946, Longitude: -87.4089     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fountain 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 Fountain.

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