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Owens' Cross Roads, Alabama

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The location of Owens' Cross Roads

Welcome to Owens' Cross Roads ...

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

The location of Owens' Cross Roads has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

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 2017, Owens' Cross Roads has a population of 1,939 people<2> (see below for details).

Owens' Cross Roads is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Owens' Cross Roads: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Owens' Cross Roads: 35763<5>

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (with a count of 1,124 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Owens' Cross Roads had an population of 1,939 people. This is an increase of 27.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 72.51% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Owens' Cross Roads ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Owens' Cross Roads and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Grant   [Map]   908   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,429   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gurley   [Map]   781   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   194,585   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Madison   [Map]   48,861   W   18 miles [29 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,842   SE   5 miles [8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Owens' Cross Roads.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Owens' Cross Roads. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Owens' Cross Roads.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

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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:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Owens' Cross Roads.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Owens' Cross Roads - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>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).

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<6>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 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Owens' Cross Roads have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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