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Welcome to Sandfort ...

Sandfort is located in Russell County<1>.

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

Sandfort is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The area code for Sandfort: (334)

Communities near Sandfort ...

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

  • Maridale Estates [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maridale Estates
    • Maridale Estates [Muscogee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Sandfort
    • Estimated population in 2019: 60,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maridale Estates have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maridale Estates
  • Phenix City [Russell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phenix City
    • Phenix City [Russell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Sandfort
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,487 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phenix City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phenix City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phenix City<5>
  • Saint Marys Hills [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Marys Hills
    • Saint Marys Hills [Muscogee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Sandfort
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,567 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Marys Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Marys Hills
  • Cusseta Heights [Muscogee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cusseta Heights
    • Cusseta Heights [Muscogee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Sandfort
    • Estimated population in 2018: 10,684 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cusseta Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cusseta Heights
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Smith's Station [Lee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smith's Station
      • Smith's Station [Lee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Sandfort
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,391 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smith's Station have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smith's Station
    • Sunset Terrace [Muscogee County]
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      • Sunset Terrace [Muscogee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Sandfort
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 846 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunset Terrace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunset Terrace
    • Hurtsboro [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurtsboro
      • Hurtsboro [Russell County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Sandfort
      • Estimated population in 2019: 589 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurtsboro
    • Hilton Heights [Muscogee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilton Heights
      • Hilton Heights [Muscogee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Sandfort
      • Estimated population in 2018: 324 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hilton Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilton Heights
    • Seale [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seale
      • Seale [Russell County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Sandfort
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seale<5>
    • Hatchechubbee [Russell County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatchechubbee
      • Hatchechubbee [Russell County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Sandfort
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatchechubbee

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandfort ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Russell County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sandfort. 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 Russell, 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 Sandfort - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sandfort) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandfort. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3382, Longitude: -85.2233       In this case, the coordinates for Sandfort 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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