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Kilgore, Alabama

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The location of Kilgore

Welcome to Kilgore ...

Kilgore is located in Jefferson County.

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

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

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

Kilgore lies within the (205) area code.

Communities near Kilgore ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Birmingham   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Kilgore

Homewood   [Map]

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

Hueytown   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Kilgore

Gardendale   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Kilgore

Jasper   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Kilgore

Located in Walker County

Fairfield   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Kilgore

Pleasant Grove   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Kilgore

Fultondale   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Kilgore

Tarrant   [Map]

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

Midfield   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Kilgore

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

Communities Also Named Kilgore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Kilgore - they are located in Arkansas (2), Florida, Idaho (2), Kentucky, Mississippi, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas (2).

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

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 Kilgore. 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 Kilgore. 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 Kilgore.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kilgore ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County:

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 Kilgore - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kilgore) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kilgore. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6795, Longitude: -87.0306     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kilgore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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