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Welcome to Longtown ...

Longtown is located in Lawrence County.

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

Longtown is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Longtown: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities near Longtown ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Decatur   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the East (E) of Longtown

Located in Morgan County

Moulton   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South (S) of Longtown

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Longtown

Located in Morgan County

Rogersville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Longtown

Located in Lauderdale County

Town Creek   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Longtown

Flint City   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Longtown

Located in Morgan County

Leighton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Longtown

Located in Colbert County

North Courtland   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Longtown

Courtland   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Longtown

Hillsboro   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Longtown

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

Communities Also Named Longtown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Longtown - they are located in Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, South Carolina and Tennessee (2).

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

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 Longtown. 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 Longtown. 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 Longtown.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Longtown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Longtown. 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 Longtown - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Longtown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Longtown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5565, Longitude: -87.2767     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Longtown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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