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Welcome to Happy Hollow ...

Happy Hollow is located in Etowah County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Happy Hollow: Happy Holw. (or less commonly used: Happy Hlw. or Happy Hllw.)

Happy Hollow is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Happy Hollow ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Happy Hollow - they are located in Alberta, Georgia (2), Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Montana, Ohio (2), Ontario, Oregon, Rhode Island and Texas.

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

Communities near Happy Hollow ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Happy Hollow.

  • Gadsden
  • Albertville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albertville
    • Albertville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Happy Hollow.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,777 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albertville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albertville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albertville<5>
  • Boaz
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boaz
    • Boaz lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Happy Hollow.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,706 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boaz
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boaz<5>
  • Rainbow City
  • Southside
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southside
    • Southside lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Happy Hollow.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,046 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southside<5>
  • Glencoe
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glencoe
    • Glencoe lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Happy Hollow.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,080 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glencoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glencoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glencoe<5>
  • Hokes Bluff
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hokes Bluff
    • Hokes Bluff lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Happy Hollow.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,240 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hokes Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hokes Bluff
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hokes Bluff<5>
  • Ashville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashville
    • Ashville lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Happy Hollow.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,396 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashville<5>
  • Crossville
  • Sardis City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis City
    • Sardis City lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Happy Hollow.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,776 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis City

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 Happy Hollow. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Happy Hollow.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Happy Hollow. 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 Happy Hollow.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Happy Hollow ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Happy Hollow. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Etowah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Happy Hollow - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Happy Hollow) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Happy Hollow. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0320, Longitude: -86.0916       In this case, the coordinates for Happy Hollow have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

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