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Welcome to Roba ...

Roba is located in Macon County<1>.

The location of Roba has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Roba is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Roba is located in the (334) area code.

Communities near Roba ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Roba.

  • Tuskegee [Macon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuskegee
    • Tuskegee [Macon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Roba
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,142 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuskegee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuskegee<5>
  • Union Springs [Bullock County]
  • Hurtsboro [Russell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurtsboro
    • Hurtsboro [Russell County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Roba
    • Estimated population in 2019: 589 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurtsboro
  • Franklin [Macon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
    • Franklin [Macon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Roba
    • Estimated population in 2019: 512 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Midway [Bullock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midway
      • Midway [Bullock County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Roba
      • Estimated population in 2019: 466 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midway
    • Fort Davis [Macon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fort Davis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Davis
      • Fort Davis [Macon County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Roba
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Davis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Davis<5>
    • Three Notch [Bullock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Notch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Three Notch
      • Three Notch [Bullock County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Roba
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Three Notch
    • Hardaway [Macon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardaway have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hardaway
      • Hardaway [Macon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Roba
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardaway
    • Fitzpatrick [Bullock County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fitzpatrick
      • Fitzpatrick [Bullock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Roba
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fitzpatrick
    • Hatchechubbee [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatchechubbee
      • Hatchechubbee [Russell County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Roba
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatchechubbee

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Roba. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roba.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Roba. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Roba.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Roba. See our Newspapers Page for Roba.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roba ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Macon County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Macon, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roba - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Roba) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roba. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2440, Longitude: -85.5941       In this case, the coordinates for Roba have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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