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Welcome to Roland ...

Roland is located in Houston County<1>.

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

Roland is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The area code for Roland: (334)

Communities Also Named Roland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Roland - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Manitoba, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Roland ...

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

  • Dothan [Houston County]
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    • Dothan [Houston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Roland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68,941 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dothan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dothan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dothan<5>
  • Daleville [Dale County]
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    • Daleville [Dale County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Roland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,102 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daleville<5>
  • Headland [Henry County]
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    • Headland [Henry County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Roland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,712 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Headland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Headland<5>
  • Hartford [Geneva County]
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    • Hartford [Geneva County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Roland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,578 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Midland City [Dale County]
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      • Midland City [Dale County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Roland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,358 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midland City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland City<5>
    • Kinsey [Houston County]
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      • Kinsey [Houston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Roland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,267 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinsey
    • Ashford [Houston County]
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      • Ashford [Houston County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Roland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,181 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashford<5>
    • Graceville [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graceville
      • Graceville [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Roland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,125 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graceville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graceville<5>
    • Cowarts [Houston County]
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      • Cowarts [Houston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Roland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,079 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowarts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowarts
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowarts<5>
    • Slocomb [Geneva County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slocomb
      • Slocomb [Geneva County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Roland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,898 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slocomb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slocomb
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slocomb<5>

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 Roland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roland.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Roland. 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 Roland.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Houston County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/

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 Houston, 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 Roland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Roland) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1349, Longitude: -85.4372       In this case, the coordinates for Roland 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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