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Welcome to Rural ...

Rural is located in Clarke County<1>.

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

Rural is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Rural ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Rural - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Rural ...

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

  • Thomasville [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thomasville
    • Thomasville [Clarke County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the north of Rural
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,836 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomasville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomasville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thomasville<5>
  • Grove Hill [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove Hill
    • Grove Hill [Clarke County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Rural
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,738 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grove Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grove Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grove Hill<5>
  • Pine Hill [Wilcox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Hill
    • Pine Hill [Wilcox County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Rural
    • Estimated population in 2019: 852 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Hill
  • Fulton [Clarke County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton [Clarke County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Rural
    • Estimated population in 2019: 246 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
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    • Sweet Water [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Water
      • Sweet Water [Marengo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Rural
      • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweet Water have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Water
    • Yellow Bluff [Wilcox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yellow Bluff
      • Yellow Bluff [Wilcox County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Rural
      • Estimated population in 2019: 202 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yellow Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yellow Bluff
    • Atkeison [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atkeison
      • Atkeison [Clarke County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Rural
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkeison
    • Dickinson [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickinson
      • Dickinson [Clarke County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Rural
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickinson
    • Ellison [Marengo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ellison
      • Ellison [Marengo County] was located 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Rural
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ellison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Lower Peach Tree [Wilcox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lower Peach Tree
      • Lower Peach Tree [Wilcox County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Rural
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lower Peach Tree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lower Peach Tree

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rural ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Rural. 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 Clarke, 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 Rural - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Rural) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rural. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8643, Longitude: -87.7386       In this case, the coordinates for Rural 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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