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Homewood, Alabama
(Monroe County)

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The location of Homewood

Welcome to Homewood ...

Homewood is located in Monroe County.

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

Homewood is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Homewood ...

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 Homewood and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Alma   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Excel   [Map]   655   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Frisco City   [Map]   1,190   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gainestown   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Goodway   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Little River   [Map]   ---   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Homewood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Homewood: This one is located in Monroe County and the other is located in Jefferson County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 27 communities that are also named Homewood - they are located in Arkansas, California, Illinois, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland (5), Mississippi, New York, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Virginia (3), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Homewood. 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 Homewood. 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 Homewood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Homewood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Homewood. 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 Homewood - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Homewood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Homewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3696, Longitude: -87.5994     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Homewood 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 Homewood.

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