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Welcome to Normal ...

Normal is located in Madison County<1>.

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

When the people of Normal refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Normalite<3>

Normal was established in 1890.

Normal is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Normal: (256) and (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Normal: 35762<6>

Communities Also Named Normal ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Normal - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Normal ...

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

  • Huntsville [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
    • Huntsville [Madison County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the south of Normal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,574 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville<8>
  • Madison [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison [Madison County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Normal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 51,593 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<8>
  • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owens' Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owens' Cross Roads
    • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Normal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,129 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owens' Cross Roads
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owens' Cross Roads<8>
  • Triana [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Triana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Triana
    • Triana [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Normal
    • Estimated population in 2019: 949 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Triana
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gurley [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gurley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurley
      • Gurley [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Normal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 812 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurley<8>
    • Paint Rock [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paint Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paint Rock
      • Paint Rock [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Normal
      • Estimated population in 2019: 197 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paint Rock
    • Meridianville [Madison County]
    • Moore's Mill [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moore's Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moore's Mill
      • Moore's Mill [Madison County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Normal
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moore's Mill
    • Ryland [Madison County]
    • Greenwycke Village [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwycke Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwycke Village
      • Greenwycke Village [Madison County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the south of Normal
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenwycke Village

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 Normal. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Normal.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Normal. 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 Normal.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Normal ...

Looking for more information about Normal? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Normal, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Normal.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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 Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Normal refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Normal may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Normal - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Normal). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Normal or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Normal) 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 Normal. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Normal

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Normal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7890, Longitude: -86.5719       In this case, the coordinates for Normal have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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