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Welcome to Ross Heights ...

Ross Heights is located in Houston County.

A typical abbreviation for Ross Heights: Ross Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Ross Heights is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Ross Heights: (334)

Communities near Ross Heights ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashford   [Map]   2,144   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cowarts   [Map]   2,040   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,122   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,592   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,683   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,185   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ross Heights. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ross Heights. 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 Ross Heights.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ross Heights ...

Looking for more information about Ross Heights? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Ross Heights? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ross Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ross Heights.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ross Heights. 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: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Ross Heights. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ross Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ross Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2193, Longitude: -85.4288     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ross Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ross Heights.

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