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Welcome to Parish ...

The town of Parish is located in Houston County.

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

Parish is 300 feet [91 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The area code for Parish: (334)

Communities near Parish ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Headland   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the North (N) of Parish

Located in Henry County

Hartford   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Parish

Located in Geneva County

Taylor   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Parish

Midland City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Parish

Located in Dale County

Kinsey   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Parish

Graceville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Parish

Located in Jackson County (FL)

Ashford   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Parish

Cowarts   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Parish

Slocomb   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Parish

Located in Geneva County

Rehobeth   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Parish

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

Communities Also Named Parish ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Parish - they are located in Florida, Georgia (2) and New York.

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

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 Parish. 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 Parish. 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 Parish.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parish ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Houston County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

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 Parish - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 from Point A (ie- Parish) 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 Parish. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Parish

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parish. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2027, Longitude: -85.3824     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Parish have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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