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Griffin Heights, Alabama
(Houston County)

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The location of Griffin Heights

Welcome to Griffin Heights ...

Griffin Heights is located in Houston County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Griffin Heights: Griffin Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Griffin Heights is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The area code for Griffin Heights: (334)

Communities near Griffin Heights ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Griffin Heights and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Ashford   [Map]   2,144   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cowarts   [Map]   2,040   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,122   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,592   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,683   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,185   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Griffin Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Griffin Heights: This one is located in Houston County and the other is located in Coffee County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 2 communities that are also named Griffin Heights - they are located in and Georgia.

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

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 Griffin Heights. 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 Griffin Heights. 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 Griffin Heights.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Griffin Heights ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Griffin Heights - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Griffin Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Griffin Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2566, Longitude: -85.4355     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Griffin Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Griffin Heights.

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