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The location of Iron City









Welcome to Iron City ...

Iron City is located in Calhoun County.

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

Iron City is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Iron City: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities near Iron City ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Anniston   [Map]   21,770   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Blue Mountain   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fruithurst   [Map]   281   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Heflin   [Map]   3,425   E   5 miles [8 km]
Hobson City   [Map]   764   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,612   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Iron City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Iron City - they are located in Colorado, Georgia (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee and Utah.

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

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 Iron City. 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 Iron City. 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 Iron City.

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

Websites for Iron City ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.calhounchamber.com/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Iron City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Calhoun County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/

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


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 Iron City - 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Iron City) 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 Iron City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Iron City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Iron City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6679, Longitude: -85.6641     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Iron City 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 Iron City.

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