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Welcome to Freetown ...

Freetown is located in Perry County<1>.

Freetown is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Freetown: (334)

Communities Also Named Freetown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Freetown - they are located in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, New York, Prince Edward Island and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Freetown ...

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

  • Uniontown [Perry County]
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    • Uniontown [Perry County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the north of Freetown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,227 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uniontown have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uniontown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uniontown<5>
  • Linden [Marengo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
    • Linden [Marengo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Freetown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,880 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linden<5>
  • Thomaston [Marengo County]
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    • Thomaston [Marengo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Freetown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 381 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomaston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Providence [Marengo County]
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    • Providence [Marengo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Freetown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 197 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
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    • Newbern [Hale County]
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      • Newbern [Hale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Freetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 173 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newbern have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Orrville [Dallas County]
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      • Orrville [Dallas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Freetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 168 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orrville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orrville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orrville<5>
    • Faunsdale [Marengo County]
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      • Faunsdale [Marengo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Freetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 92 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faunsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faunsdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faunsdale<5>
    • Dayton [Marengo County]
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      • Dayton [Marengo County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Freetown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
    • Browns [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Browns
      • Browns [Dallas County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Freetown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Browns have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Browns
    • Crenshaw [Marengo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crenshaw
      • Crenshaw [Marengo County] was located 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Freetown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crenshaw have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 Freetown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Freetown.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Freetown. 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 Freetown.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freetown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Perry County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Perry County: www.perrycounty-al.org/

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 Perry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Freetown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Freetown) 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 Freetown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Freetown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freetown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3901, Longitude: -87.5102    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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