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The location of Melrose













Welcome to Melrose ...

Melrose is located in Colbert County.

The location of Melrose has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Melrose is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Melrose: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities near Melrose ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Florence   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the North (N) of Melrose

Located in Lauderdale County

Muscle Shoals   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Melrose

Russellville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Melrose

Located in Franklin County

Sheffield   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Melrose

Tuscumbia   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of Melrose

Town Creek   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Melrose

Located in Lawrence County

Cherokee   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Melrose

Littleville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Melrose

Killen   [Map]

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

Located in Lauderdale County

Leighton   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Melrose

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

Communities Also Named Melrose ...

While we believe that this Melrose is located in Colbert County, we know of another 3 Alabama communities named Melrose. Those communities are located in the following counties: Calhoun, Conecuh and Pickens County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 67 communities that are also named Melrose - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (3), Iowa (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (6), Texas (3), Virginia (3), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Melrose. 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 Melrose. 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 Melrose.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Melrose ...

Looking for more information about Melrose? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Melrose - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Melrose) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Melrose. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6806, Longitude: -87.6973     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Melrose have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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