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Mehaffey, Alabama

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Welcome to Mehaffey ...

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

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

Mehaffey would have been located within present day Washington County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mehaffey is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The location where Mehaffey once stood is in the (251) area code.

Communities near Mehaffey ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Mehaffey and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Aquilla   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Barlow   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Chatom   [Map]   1,211   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cullomburg   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Gilbertown   [Map]   200   N   18 miles [29 km]
Millry   [Map]   510   E   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

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 Mehaffey. 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 Mehaffey. 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 Mehaffey.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Washington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Washington County:

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 Mehaffey, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mehaffey) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mehaffey. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mehaffey

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mehaffey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6178, Longitude: -88.3984     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mehaffey.

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