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About Rolling Woods
Rolling Woods is located in Madison County (Alabama).

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-profile   General information about Rolling Woods
-nearby   What's in the neighborhood around Rolling Woods
-bycounty   Nearest communities to Rolling Woods (By-County)
-census   Census information for Rolling Woods
-tidbits   Tidbits and trivia about Rolling Woods
-genealogy   Our Genealogy Helper for Rolling Woods
-cemeteries   Cemeteries in the area of Rolling Woods
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-wishlist   Things we would like to know about Rolling Woods
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Glossary and Definitions ...

Area Code Overlay
An Overlay refers to the situation in which two (or more) area codes (eg- 256, 938) serve the same geographic area. In the case of Rolling Woods, area code (938) is the Overlay for area code (256).

The Overlay is necessary when the geographic area requires (or in the future will need) more phone numbers than can be provided by a single area code.

When an Overlay is present, 10-digit dialing becomes necessary even for local calls. There are different types of Overlays, with each Overlay having its own characteristics and dialing requirements.

If you would like to learn more about Overlays, we suggest the Wikipedia entry for Overlays.
GNIS Codes
The function of the U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN) is to establish uniform names for geographic features (eg- communities, mountains, lakes, rivers, streams, etc). The BGN was created to address the problems caused by spelling and naming variations. BGN–accepted names are kept in a database called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS), which is operated and maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

A unique and permanent identifier has been assigned for each feature in the GNIS database. These names and identifiers are definitive.

Rolling Woods has been given the GNIS Feature ID of '147230'. Click here to see the GNIS Record for Rolling Woods.