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Welcome to Saks ...

Saks is located in Calhoun County<1>.

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

Saks is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Saks: (256) and (938)<4>

Websites for Saks ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.calhounchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Saks, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Saks ...

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

  • Oxford [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford [Calhoun County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Saks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,225 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<6>
  • Jacksonville [Calhoun County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville [Calhoun County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Saks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,544 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<6>
  • Southside [Etowah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southside
    • Southside [Etowah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Saks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southside<6>
  • Lincoln [Talladega County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lincoln
    • Lincoln [Talladega County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Saks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,781 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lincoln have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lincoln
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lincoln<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glencoe [Etowah County]
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      • Glencoe [Etowah County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Saks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,071 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glencoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glencoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glencoe<6>
    • Heflin [Cleburne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heflin
      • Heflin [Cleburne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Saks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,409 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heflin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heflin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heflin<6>
    • Weaver [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weaver
      • Weaver [Calhoun County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Saks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,061 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weaver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weaver
    • Ragland [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ragland
      • Ragland [Saint Clair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Saks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ragland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ragland<6>
    • Munford [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Munford
      • Munford [Talladega County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Saks
      • Estimated population in 2015: 1,259 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Munford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Munford<6>
    • Ohatchee [Calhoun County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ohatchee
      • Ohatchee [Calhoun County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Saks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ohatchee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ohatchee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ohatchee<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saks ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Calhoun County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.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 Calhoun, 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 Saks - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Saks) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saks. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saks

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6987, Longitude: -85.8397       In this case, the coordinates for Saks have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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