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The location of Loretto













Welcome to Loretto ...

Loretto is located in Cullman County.

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

Loretto is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Loretto ...

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 driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Addison   [Map]   728   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,670   E   18 miles [29 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,385   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,305   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,391   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,348   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Loretto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Loretto - they are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

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 Loretto. 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 Loretto. 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 Loretto.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loretto ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

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 Loretto - 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' (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- Loretto) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loretto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0687, Longitude: -86.9161     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Loretto 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 Loretto.

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