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Welcome to Old Town ...

Old Town is located in Dallas County<1>.

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

Old Town is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Old Town lies within the (334) area code.

Communities Also Named Old Town ...

While we believe that this Old Town is located in Dallas County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Old Town. Those communities are located in the following counties: Conecuh and Fayette County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 35 communities that are also named Old Town - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (5), Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana (2), Iowa, Maine, Maryland (2), Missouri (2), Montana, New Mexico (2), New York, North Carolina (2), Northwest Territories, Ohio (2), Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Washington.

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

Communities near Old Town ...

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

  • Selma [Dallas County]
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    • Selma [Dallas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,231 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Selma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Selma
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Selma<5>
  • Valley Grande [Dallas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley Grande
    • Valley Grande [Dallas County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Old Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,570 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley Grande have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley Grande
  • Mosses [Lowndes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mosses
    • Mosses [Lowndes County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Old Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 874 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mosses
  • Autaugaville [Autauga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Autaugaville
    • Autaugaville [Autauga County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 871 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Autaugaville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Autaugaville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hayneville [Lowndes County]
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      • Hayneville [Lowndes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Old Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 784 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayneville<5>
    • White Hall [Lowndes County]
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      • White Hall [Lowndes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 751 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Hall
    • Gordonville [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordonville
      • Gordonville [Lowndes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Old Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 278 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordonville
    • Lowndesboro [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowndesboro
      • Lowndesboro [Lowndes County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Old Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 93 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowndesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowndesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowndesboro<5>
    • Benton [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
      • Benton [Lowndes County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Old Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 41 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton
    • Tyler [Dallas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tyler
      • Tyler [Dallas County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Old Town
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tyler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tyler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tyler<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 Old Town. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Old Town.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Old Town ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Old Town. 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 Dallas, 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 Old Town - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Old Town) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Old Town. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Old Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Old Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2390, Longitude: -86.8728       In this case, the coordinates for Old Town 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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