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Welcome to Griffins ...

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

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


Griffins would have been located within present day Marengo County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Griffins is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Griffins would have been located in the (334) area code.

Communities near Griffins ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Griffins and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Blue Lock - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dayton   [Map]   47   E   18 miles [29 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   6,851   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,936   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Myrtlewood   [Map]   118   S   5 miles [8 km]
Pennington   [Map]   208   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Griffins ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Griffins - they are located in California, Connecticut and Indiana.

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

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 Griffins. 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 Griffins. 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 Griffins.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Marengo County

About Alabama

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

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

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<4>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- Griffins) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Griffins. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Griffins

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Griffins. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3318, Longitude: -87.9561     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Griffins have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Griffins.

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