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Welcome to Nitrate City ...

Nitrate City is located in Colbert County<1>.

Nitrate City is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Nitrate City: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities near Nitrate City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Nitrate City.

  • Florence [Lauderdale County]
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    • Florence [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Nitrate City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,797 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<5>
  • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muscle Shoals
    • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Nitrate City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,575 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscle Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscle Shoals
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muscle Shoals<5>
  • Russellville [Franklin County]
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    • Russellville [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Nitrate City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,737 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russellville<5>
  • Sheffield [Colbert County]
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    • Sheffield [Colbert County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Nitrate City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,901 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheffield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheffield<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tuscumbia [Colbert County]
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      • Tuscumbia [Colbert County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Nitrate City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,461 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuscumbia<5>
    • Rogersville [Lauderdale County]
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      • Rogersville [Lauderdale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Nitrate City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,251 people
      • Former name for Rogersville:
      • Rodgersville
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<5>
    • Town Creek [Lawrence County]
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      • Town Creek [Lawrence County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Nitrate City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,039 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Town Creek<5>
    • Littleville [Colbert County]
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      • Littleville [Colbert County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Nitrate City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 992 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Killen [Lauderdale County]
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      • Killen [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Nitrate City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 955 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killen have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen<5>
    • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
      • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Nitrate City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 829 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Nitrate City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nitrate City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Nitrate City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Nitrate City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nitrate City. See our Newspapers Page for Nitrate City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nitrate City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nitrate City. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Colbert, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nitrate City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Nitrate City) 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 Nitrate City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nitrate City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nitrate City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7582, Longitude: -87.5596    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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