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Lowe, Alabama

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Welcome to Lowe ...

So far, we have found very little information about Lowe. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Lowe to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Lowe, please Contact Us.

Lowe would have been located within present day Madison County.

The location of Lowe has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While the community is gone, the present day location for Lowe is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Lowe was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Lowe (for example, toward Menlo (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The location where Lowe once stood is in the (256) & (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Lowe ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Huntsville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Lowe

Guntersville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Lowe

Located in Marshall County

Arab   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Lowe

Located in Marshall County

New Hope   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) of Lowe

Grant   [Map]

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

Located in Marshall County

Gurley   [Map]

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

Woodville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Lowe

Located in Jackson County

Triana   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Lowe

Pleasant Groves   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Lowe

Located in Jackson County

Langston   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Lowe

Located in Jackson County

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

Communities Also Named Lowe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Lowe - they are located in Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Kansas (3), Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2) and West Virginia.

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

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 Lowe. 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 Lowe. 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 Lowe.

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

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The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Lowe, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>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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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lowe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>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- Lowe) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lowe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5868, Longitude: -86.4147     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lowe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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