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Owens' Cross Roads, Alabama

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Welcome to Owens' Cross Roads ...

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

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 2016, Owens' Cross Roads has a population of 1,852 people<1> (see below for details).

Owens' Cross Roads is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.

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) and (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Owens' Cross Roads: 35763<4>

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 (that had a count of 1,124 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Owens' Cross Roads had an population of 1,852 people. This is an increase of 21.76% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 64.77% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Owens' Cross Roads ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. 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 going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2016
Grant   [Map]   907   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gurley   [Map]   786   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Huntsville   [Map]   193,079   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Madison   [Map]   47,959   W   18 miles [29 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,803   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Owens' Cross Roads. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Owens' Cross Roads.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Owens' Cross Roads. 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.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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>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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<2>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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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Owens' Cross Roads.

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<4>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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in Owens' Cross Roads. 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, 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 that we are using 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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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Owens' Cross Roads.