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The location of Plano













Welcome to Plano ...

Plano is located in Cherokee County.

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

Plano is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Plano: (256) & (938)<3>

Communities near Plano ...

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 if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,798   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,498   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,847   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,152   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Plano ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Plano - they are located in California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, South Dakota and Texas.

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

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 Plano. 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 Plano. 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 Plano.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plano ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Plano. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plano - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Plano) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plano. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1143, Longitude: -85.7275     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Plano 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 Plano.

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