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Horton, Alabama
(Marshall County)

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The location of Horton

Welcome to Horton ...

Horton is located in Marshall County.

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

Horton is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area codes for Horton: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Horton: 35980<4>

Communities near Horton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Albertville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Horton

Boaz   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Horton

Guntersville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Horton

Arab   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Horton

Attalla   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Horton

Located in Etowah County

Crossville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Horton

Located in DeKalb County

Sardis City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Horton

Located in Etowah County

Blountsville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Horton

Located in Blount County

Steele   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Horton

Located in Saint Clair County

Altoona   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Horton

Located in Etowah County

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

Communities Also Named Horton ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 30 communities that are also named Horton - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri (3), Montana, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oregon (2), Texas (3), West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Horton. 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 Horton. 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 Horton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Horton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Marshall County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Horton. 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 Horton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Horton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Horton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Horton) 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 Horton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Horton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Horton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2009, Longitude: -86.2969     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Horton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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