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The location of Greenwood









Welcome to Greenwood ...

Greenwood is located in Etowah County.

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

Greenwood is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Greenwood: (256) and (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Greenwood: 35074<4>

Communities near Greenwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Greenwood and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,827   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,498   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Greenwood ...

While we believe that this Greenwood is located in Etowah County, we know of another 5 Alabama communities named Greenwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bullock, Calhoun, Clarke, Jefferson and Macon County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 120 communities that are also named Greenwood - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California (5), Colorado (2), Delaware, Florida (2), Georgia (5), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (4), Kansas (4), Kentucky (6), Louisiana (5), Maine (2), Maryland, Massachusetts (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New York (2), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (6), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), South Dakota (2), Tennessee (8), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (5), Washington (5), West Virginia (5) and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Greenwood. 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 Greenwood. 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 Greenwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greenwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Etowah County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Greenwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Greenwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Greenwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greenwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1712, Longitude: -85.9430     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greenwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Greenwood.

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