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The location of Jerusalem













Welcome to Jerusalem ...

Jerusalem is located in Lawrence County.

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

Jerusalem is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Jerusalem: (256) & (938)<3>

Communities near Jerusalem ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Decatur   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Jerusalem

Located in Morgan County

Athens   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Jerusalem

Located in Limestone County

Moulton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Jerusalem

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Jerusalem

Located in Morgan County

Rogersville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Jerusalem

Located in Lauderdale County

Town Creek   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Jerusalem

Flint City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Jerusalem

Located in Morgan County

Leighton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Jerusalem

Located in Colbert County

Lexington   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Jerusalem

Located in Lauderdale County

North Courtland   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Jerusalem

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

Communities Also Named Jerusalem ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 25 communities that are also named Jerusalem - they are located in Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia (4), Maine, Maryland (3), Michigan, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (5), Rhode Island, Tennessee, Utah and Vermont (2).

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

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 Jerusalem. 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 Jerusalem. 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 Jerusalem.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jerusalem ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Lawrence County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://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 Jerusalem - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jerusalem) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jerusalem. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7051, Longitude: -87.2270     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jerusalem have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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