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Powhatan, Alabama

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The location of Powhatan

Welcome to Powhatan ...

Powhatan is located in Jefferson County.

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

Powhatan is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Powhatan lies within the (205) area code.

Communities near Powhatan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Birmingham   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the East (E) of Powhatan

Bessemer   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Powhatan

Homewood   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Powhatan

Hueytown   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Powhatan

Gardendale   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Powhatan

Fairfield   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Powhatan

Pleasant Grove   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Powhatan

Fultondale   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East (E) of Powhatan

Tarrant   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Powhatan

Midfield   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Powhatan

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

Communities Also Named Powhatan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Powhatan - they are located in Arkansas, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia (3) and West Virginia (2).

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

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 Powhatan. 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 Powhatan. 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 Powhatan.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Powhatan ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Powhatan - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Powhatan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Powhatan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5907, Longitude: -87.1086     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Powhatan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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