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The location of Gorgas













Welcome to Gorgas ...

Gorgas is located in Walker County.

The location of Gorgas has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Gorgas is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Gorgas: (205)

Communities near Gorgas ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hueytown   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Gorgas

Located in Jefferson County

Jasper   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Gorgas

Pleasant Grove   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Gorgas

Located in Jefferson County

Adamsville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Gorgas

Located in Jefferson County

Sumiton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gorgas

Graysville   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Gorgas

Located in Jefferson County

Cordova   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Gorgas

Dora   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Gorgas

Sylvan Springs   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Gorgas

Located in Jefferson County

Brookside   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Gorgas

Located in Jefferson County

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

Communities Also Named Gorgas ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Gorgas: This one is located in Walker County and the other is located in Tuscaloosa County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 2 communities that are also named Gorgas - they are located in and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Gorgas. 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 Gorgas. 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 Gorgas.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gorgas ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gorgas - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 from Point A (ie- Gorgas) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gorgas. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6493, Longitude: -87.2081     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gorgas have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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