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The location of Friendship









Welcome to Friendship ...

Friendship is located in Calhoun County.

Friendship is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Area codes for Friendship: (256) and (938)<2>

Communities near Friendship ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Friendship and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Anniston   [Map]   21,770   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Heflin   [Map]   3,425   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hobson City   [Map]   764   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,612   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lineville   [Map]   2,263   S   18 miles [29 km]
Munford   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Friendship ...

While we believe that this Friendship is located in Calhoun County, we know of another 6 Alabama communities named Friendship. Those communities are located in the following counties: Covington, Elmore, Marshall, Montgomery, Pike and Randolph County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 72 communities that are also named Friendship - they are located in Arkansas (4), Florida, Georgia (6), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (4), Mississippi (5), Missouri, New Jersey (3), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (6), Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (5), Tennessee (7), Texas (11), Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Friendship. 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 Friendship. 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 Friendship.

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

Websites for Friendship ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.calhounchamber.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Friendship ...

Looking for more information about Friendship? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Friendship - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Friendship) 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 Friendship. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Friendship

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Friendship. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5855, Longitude: -85.7854     [Map].

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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 Friendship.

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