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Oak Hill, Alabama
(Etowah County)

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Welcome to Oak Hill ...

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

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

Oak Hill would have been located within present day Etowah County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Oak Hill is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Oak Hill ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Oak Hill and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Attalla   [Map]   5,865   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,555   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,963   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,135   S   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Oak Hill ...

While we believe that this Oak Hill is located in Etowah County, we know of another 5 Alabama communities named Oak Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: DeKalb, Lauderdale, Talladega, Walker and Wilcox County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 96 communities that are also named Oak Hill - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (6), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (5), Louisiana (3), Maine (4), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina (6), Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (5), South Carolina (3), Tennessee (14), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (7), West Virginia (4) and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oak Hill. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oak Hill. 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 Oak Hill.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Oak Hill no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 Oak Hill, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oak Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Oak Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oak Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1118, Longitude: -85.8605     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oak Hill.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Oak Hill.