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Mona, Alabama
(Cherokee County)

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The location of Mona

Welcome to Mona ...

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

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

Mona would have been located within present day Cherokee County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Mona is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The location where Mona once stood is in the (256) & (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Mona ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Mona and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,798   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,498   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gaylesville   [Map]   142   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,152   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hokes Bluff   [Map]   4,269   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,612   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Mona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Mona: This one is located in Cherokee County and the other is located in Fayette County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 9 communities that are also named Mona - they are located in Iowa, Kansas, Montana, North Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

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 Mona. 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 Mona. 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 Mona.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Cherokee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>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- Mona) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0251, Longitude: -85.6038     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mona.

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