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Kent, Alabama
(Pike County)

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The location of Kent

Welcome to Kent ...

Kent is located in Pike County.

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

Kent is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Kent: (334)

Communities near Kent ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Kent and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Glenwood   [Map]   186   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Goshen   [Map]   253   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Highland Home   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lapine   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Luverne   [Map]   2,770   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Orion   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Kent ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 47 communities that are also named Kent - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (3), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Kent. 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 Kent. 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 Kent.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kent ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Pike County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama:

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 Kent - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kent) 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 Kent. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kent

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kent. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9527, Longitude: -86.1747     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kent 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 Kent.

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