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Welcome to Pelham ...

The city of Pelham is located in Choctaw County.

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

When the people of Pelham refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Pelhamite<2>

Pelham is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities near Pelham ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Butler   [Map]   1,738   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Choctaw City   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Cuba   [Map]   303   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Jachin   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,936   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lisman   [Map]   493   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pelham ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 10 communities that are also named Pelham - they are located in Georgia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.

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

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 Pelham. 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 Pelham. 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 Pelham.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pelham ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Choctaw County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Pelham refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Pelham may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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

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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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pelham) 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 Pelham. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pelham

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pelham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2796, Longitude: -88.1200     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pelham 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 Pelham.

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