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Welcome to Obed ...

Obed is located in Tallapoosa County<1>.

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

Obed is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Obed ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Obed - they are located in Alberta, Illinois and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Obed ...

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

  • Oxford [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford [Calhoun County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Obed
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,225 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<5>
  • Jacksonville [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville [Calhoun County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Obed
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,544 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<5>
  • Southside [Etowah County]
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    • Southside [Etowah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Obed
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southside<5>
  • Lincoln [Talladega County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
    • Lincoln [Talladega County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Obed
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,781 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Heflin [Cleburne County]
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      • Heflin [Cleburne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Obed
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,409 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heflin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heflin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heflin<5>
    • Weaver [Calhoun County]
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      • Weaver [Calhoun County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Obed
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weaver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weaver
    • Ragland [Saint Clair County]
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      • Ragland [Saint Clair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Obed
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ragland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ragland<5>
    • Munford [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munford
      • Munford [Talladega County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Obed
      • Estimated population in 2015: 1,259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munford<5>
    • Ohatchee [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ohatchee
      • Ohatchee [Calhoun County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Obed
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ohatchee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ohatchee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ohatchee<5>
    • Hobson City [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hobson City
      • Hobson City [Calhoun County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Obed
      • Estimated population in 2019: 755 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hobson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hobson City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Obed ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tallapoosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Tallapoosa, 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 Obed - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Obed) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Obed. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6618, Longitude: -85.8547       In this case, the coordinates for Obed 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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