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Ray, Alabama
(Coosa County)

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The location of Ray

Welcome to Ray ...

Ray is located in Coosa County.

Ray is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Ray: (256) & (938)<2>

Communities near Ray ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ray and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Alexander City   [Map]   14,595   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,106   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Eclectic   [Map]   1,020   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,330   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hissop   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   814   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ray ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 26 communities that are also named Ray - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada (2), New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

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 Ray. 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 Ray. 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 Ray.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ray ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Coosa County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ray - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ray. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8869, Longitude: -86.0391     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ray.

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