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Welcome to McDowell ...

McDowell is located in Sumter County<1>.

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

McDowell is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for McDowell: (205)

Communities Also Named McDowell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named McDowell - they are located in Arizona, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near McDowell ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near McDowell.

  • Demopolis [Marengo County]
  • Livingston [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livingston
    • Livingston [Sumter County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of McDowell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,260 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston<5>
  • Linden [Marengo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Linden
    • Linden [Marengo County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of McDowell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,880 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Linden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Linden<5>
  • Forkland [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forkland
    • Forkland [Greene County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of McDowell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 588 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forkland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forkland
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Epes [Sumter County]
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      • Epes [Sumter County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of McDowell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Epes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Boligee [Greene County]
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      • Boligee [Greene County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of McDowell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 280 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boligee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boligee<5>
    • Providence [Marengo County]
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      • Providence [Marengo County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of McDowell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 197 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Myrtlewood [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtlewood
      • Myrtlewood [Marengo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of McDowell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtlewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Faunsdale [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Faunsdale
      • Faunsdale [Marengo County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of McDowell
      • Estimated population in 2019: 92 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faunsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faunsdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faunsdale<5>
    • Arcola [Hale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcola
      • Arcola [Hale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of McDowell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around McDowell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for McDowell.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of McDowell. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around McDowell.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around McDowell. See our Newspapers Page for McDowell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McDowell ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Sumter, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McDowell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McDowell) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McDowell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5235, Longitude: -87.9220       In this case, the coordinates for McDowell have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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