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Welcome to Owens' Cross Roads ...

The town of Owens' Cross Roads is located in Madison County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Owens' Cross Roads: Owens Xrds.

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Owens' Cross Roads for more information about variations on the name of Owens' Cross Roads.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Owens' Cross Roads has a population of 2,129 people<3> (see below for details).

Owens' Cross Roads is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Owens' Cross Roads lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Owens' Cross Roads and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Owens' Cross Roads: (256) & (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Owens' Cross Roads: 35763<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Owens' Cross Roads had an population of 2,129 people. This is an increase of 39.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 89.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Owens' Cross Roads had a population of 1,521 people. This makes Owens' Cross Roads the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Owens' Cross Roads represents 0.03% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 212nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,521 people, the population of Owens' Cross Roads increased 35.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,124 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Owens' Cross Roads.

Communities near Owens' Cross Roads ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Owens' Cross Roads.

  • Huntsville [Madison County]
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    • Huntsville [Madison County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Owens' Cross Roads
    • 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]
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    • Madison [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the west of Owens' Cross Roads
    • Estimated population in 2019: 51,593 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<8>
  • Guntersville [Marshall County]
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    • Guntersville [Marshall County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Owens' Cross Roads
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,571 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntersville<8>
  • New Hope [Madison County]
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    • New Hope [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the southeast of Owens' Cross Roads
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,916 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hope<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Triana [Madison County]
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      • Triana [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Owens' Cross Roads
      • Estimated population in 2019: 949 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Triana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Grant [Marshall County]
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      • Grant [Marshall County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Owens' Cross Roads
      • Estimated population in 2019: 916 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grant<8>
    • Gurley [Madison County]
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      • Gurley [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Owens' Cross Roads
      • Estimated population in 2019: 812 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Gurley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurley<8>
    • Woodville [Jackson County]
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      • Woodville [Jackson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the east of Owens' Cross Roads
      • Estimated population in 2019: 723 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodville<8>
    • Pleasant Groves [Jackson County]
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      • Pleasant Groves [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Owens' Cross Roads
      • Estimated population in 2019: 404 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Groves have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Paint Rock [Jackson County]
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      • Paint Rock [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Owens' Cross Roads
      • Estimated population in 2019: 197 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Paint Rock

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Owens' Cross Roads ...

Looking for more information about Owens' Cross Roads? 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 Owens' Cross Roads, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Owens' Cross Roads.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Owens' Cross Roads. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Owens' Cross Roads.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Owens' Cross Roads - 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 town (such as Owens' Cross Roads). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Owens' Cross Roads 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Owens' Cross Roads) 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 Owens' Cross Roads. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Owens' Cross Roads

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Owens' Cross Roads. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6043, Longitude: -86.4438       In this case, the coordinates for Owens' Cross Roads 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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