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Welcome to Merritts Crossroads ...

Merritts Crossroads is located in Houston County.

A typical abbreviation for Merritts Crossroads: Merritts Xrds.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Merritts Crossroads for more information about variations on the name of Merritts Crossroads.

Merritts Crossroads is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Merritts Crossroads (for example, toward Jakin (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Merritts Crossroads is located in the (334) area code.

Communities near Merritts Crossroads ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Dothan   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the Northeast (NE) of Merritts Crossroads

Daleville   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Merritts Crossroads

Located in Dale County

Headland   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Merritts Crossroads

Located in Henry County

Hartford   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Merritts Crossroads

Located in Geneva County

Taylor   [Map]

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

Midland City   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Merritts Crossroads

Located in Dale County

Kinsey   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Merritts Crossroads

Graceville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Merritts Crossroads

Located in Jackson County (FL)

Ashford   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Merritts Crossroads

Cowarts   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Merritts Crossroads

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

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 Merritts Crossroads. 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 Merritts Crossroads. 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 Merritts Crossroads.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Merritts Crossroads ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Houston County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Merritts Crossroads) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Merritts Crossroads. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0872, Longitude: -85.4844     [Map].

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