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Welcome to Meadville ...

Meadville is located in Montgomery County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Meadville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1885.

Meadville is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Meadville is within the (334) area code.

Communities Also Named Meadville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 9 communities that are also named Meadville - they are located in Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Pennsylvania (2), Virginia and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Meadville ...

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

  • Pike Road
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Petrey
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petrey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petrey
    • Petrey is located in Crenshaw County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
  • Pine Level
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Level
    • Pine Level is located in Montgomery County
  • Ramer
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
  • Center Point
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Center Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
    • Center Point is located in Montgomery County
  • Grady
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grady have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grady
    • Grady is located in Montgomery County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grady <4>
  • Red Level
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Level
    • Red Level is located in Montgomery County
  • Ada
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ada
    • Ada is located in Montgomery County
  • Kent
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
    • Kent is located in Pike County
  • Lapine
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lapine have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lapine
    • Lapine is located in Montgomery County

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 Meadville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Meadville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Meadville. 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 Meadville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Meadville ...

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

Adding Meadville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Meadville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Meadville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Meadville post office opened in 1885.

We also found Meadville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Meadville.

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/

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 Montgomery, 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 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 Meadville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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