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Palestine, Alabama
(Cleburne County)

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The location of Palestine

Welcome to Palestine ...

Palestine is located in Cleburne County.

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

Palestine is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: While Palestine is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Palestine: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities near Palestine ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Palestine and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Centre   [Map]   3,498   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dailey   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Edwardsville   [Map]   198   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Fruithurst   [Map]   281   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,612   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Piedmont   [Map]   4,618   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Palestine.

Communities Also Named Palestine ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Palestine: This one is located in Cleburne County and the other is located in Lauderdale County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 34 communities that are also named Palestine - they are located in Arkansas (2), Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi (4), Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee (5), Texas (3) and West Virginia (2).

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

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 Palestine. 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 Palestine. 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 Palestine.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Palestine:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palestine ...

Looking for more information about Palestine? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Palestine - 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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Palestine) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palestine. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9415, Longitude: -85.4502     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Palestine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Palestine.

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