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Mountainboro, Alabama

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Welcome to Mountainboro ...

The town of Mountainboro is located in Etowah County.

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

Mountainboro was established in 1963.

The community of Mountainboro is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

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

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mountainboro.

Communities near Mountainboro ...

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 Mountainboro and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,827   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,152   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Mountainboro. 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 Mountainboro. 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 Mountainboro.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountainboro ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Etowah County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Etowah County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

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 Mountainboro - 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 '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- Mountainboro) 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 Mountainboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mountainboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountainboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1441, Longitude: -86.1313     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mountainboro have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mountainboro.

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