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Narrows, Alabama

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Welcome to Narrows ...

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

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

Narrows would have been located within present day Jackson County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Narrows is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

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

Communities near Narrows ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017<6>
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,312   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   969   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Scottsboro   [Map]   14,484   S   18 miles [29 km]
Skyline   [Map]   826   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Stevenson   [Map]   1,961   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cowan (TN)   [Map]   1,658   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Narrows ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Narrows - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Oregon (2) and Virginia (2).

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

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 Narrows. 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 Narrows. 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 Narrows.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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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 Narrows, 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 Narrows - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Narrows) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Narrows. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9076, Longitude: -86.0305     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Narrows 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 Narrows.

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