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Welcome to Garner ...

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

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

Garner would have been located within present day Colbert County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Garner is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Garner still existed, it would have been in the (256) and (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Garner ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Huntsville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the East (E) of Garner

Located in Madison County

Decatur   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Garner

Located in Morgan County

Madison   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Garner

Located in Madison County

Athens   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Garner

Located in Limestone County

Priceville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Garner

Located in Morgan County

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Garner

Located in Morgan County

Ardmore   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Garner

Located in Limestone County

Ardmore   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Garner

Located in Giles County (TN)

Flint City   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Garner

Located in Morgan County

Somerville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Garner

Located in Morgan County

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

Communities Also Named Garner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Garner - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina and Texas.

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

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 Garner. 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 Garner. 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 Garner.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Colbert County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colbert County:

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 Garner, 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 Garner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Garner) 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 Garner. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Garner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Garner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7359, Longitude: -86.8806     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Garner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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