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About Maynard
Maynard is located in DeKalb County (Alabama).

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-profile   General information about Maynard
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Maynard
-bycounty   Nearest communities to Maynard (By-County)
-census   Census information for Maynard
-tidbits   Tidbits and trivia about Maynard
-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Maynard
-cemeteries   Cemeteries in the area of Maynard
-localpapers   Newspapers published in the immediate area of Maynard
-newspapers   Newspapers published in a broader area around Maynard
-summary   Summarized information
-map   Interactive map centered on Maynard
-tripmap   TripAdvisor Tourism pages
-misc   Miscellaneous information
-wishlist   Things we would like to know about Maynard
-glossary   This page...

Glossary and Definitions ...

Area Code Overlay
An Overlay refers to the situation in which two (or more) area codes (eg- 256, 938) serve the same geographic area. In the case of Maynard, area code (938) is the Overlay for area code (256).

The Overlay is necessary when the geographic area requires (or planners expect to need) more phone numbers than can be provided by a single area code.

When an Overlay is present, 10-digit dialing becomes necessary even for local calls. There are different types of Overlays, with each Overlay having its own characteristics and dialing requirements.

If you would like to learn more about Overlays, we suggest the Wikipedia entry for Overlays.
GNIS Codes
The function of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is to establish uniform names for geographic features (eg- communities, mountains, lakes, rivers, streams, etc). The BGN was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. BGN–accepted names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), which is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent identifier has been assigned for each feature in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive.

Maynard has been given the GNIS Feature ID of '1700299'. Click here to see the GNIS Record for Maynard.


 
 
 

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