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Welcome to Oak Bowery ...

Oak Bowery is located in Chambers County<1>.

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

Oak Bowery was established in 1828.

Oak Bowery is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Oak Bowery lies within the (334) area code.

Communities Also Named Oak Bowery ...

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

Communities near Oak Bowery ...

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

  • Auburn [Lee County]
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    • Auburn [Lee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Oak Bowery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 68,343 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Auburn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Auburn<5>
  • Opelika [Lee County]
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    • Opelika [Lee County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Oak Bowery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,135 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opelika have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opelika
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opelika<5>
  • Valley [Chambers County]
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    • Valley [Chambers County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Oak Bowery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,077 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Valley<5>
  • Lanett [Chambers County]
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    • Lanett [Chambers County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Oak Bowery
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,054 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lanett<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Point [Troup County]
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      • West Point [Troup County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Oak Bowery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,723 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<5>
    • LaFayette [Chambers County]
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      • LaFayette [Chambers County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Oak Bowery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,870 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFayette<5>
    • Camp Hill [Tallapoosa County]
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      • Camp Hill [Tallapoosa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Oak Bowery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 934 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<5>
    • Notasulga [Macon County]
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      • Notasulga [Macon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Oak Bowery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 817 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Notasulga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Notasulga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Notasulga<5>
    • Loachapoka [Lee County]
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      • Loachapoka [Lee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Oak Bowery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 184 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loachapoka<5>
    • Waverly [Chambers County]
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      • Waverly [Chambers County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Oak Bowery
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Oak Bowery. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oak Bowery.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oak Bowery ...

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

Adding Oak Bowery to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Oak Bowery in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Oak Bowery was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Oak Bowery in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Oak Bowery on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Oak Bowery

The Communities of Alabama

About Chambers County

About Alabama

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

The official website for Chambers County: www.chamberscounty.com/

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 Chambers, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oak Bowery - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Oak Bowery) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Bowery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7507, Longitude: -85.4363       In this case, the coordinates for Oak Bowery have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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