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Welcome to Half Acre ...

Half Acre is located in Marengo County<1>.

The community of Half Acre was previously named Hell's Half Acre. Going back to its beginning, Half Acre was originally named Luther's Store. For more information about the names of Half Acre, see The Names of Half Acre on our Genealogy Page.

Half Acre is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Half Acre: (334)

Communities Also Named Half Acre ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Half Acre - they are located in New Jersey, New York and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Half Acre ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Half Acre.

  • Linden [Marengo County]
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    • Linden [Marengo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Half Acre
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,880 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linden<4>
  • Butler [Choctaw County]
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    • Butler [Choctaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Half Acre
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,721 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Butler have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Butler
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Butler<4>
  • Thomaston [Marengo County]
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    • Thomaston [Marengo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Half Acre
    • Estimated population in 2019: 381 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomaston have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Sweet Water [Marengo County]
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    • Sweet Water [Marengo County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Half Acre
    • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweet Water have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pennington [Choctaw County]
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      • Pennington [Choctaw County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Half Acre
      • Estimated population in 2019: 204 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pennington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Providence [Marengo County]
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      • Providence [Marengo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Half Acre
      • Estimated population in 2019: 197 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Myrtlewood [Marengo County]
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      • Myrtlewood [Marengo County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Half Acre
      • Estimated population in 2019: 116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtlewood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dayton [Marengo County]
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      • Dayton [Marengo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Half Acre
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Beckleys [Marengo County] - Historic
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      • Beckleys [Marengo County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Half Acre
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beckleys have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Blue Lock [Marengo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Lock
      • Blue Lock [Marengo County] was located 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Half Acre
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Lock have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Half Acre. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Half Acre.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Half Acre. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Half Acre.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Half Acre. See our Newspapers Page for Half Acre.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Half Acre ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Marengo County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Marengo, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Half Acre - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Half Acre) 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 Half Acre. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Half Acre

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Half Acre. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.1948, Longitude: -87.9115    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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