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Welcome to Section Ferry ...

Section Ferry is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

Section Ferry is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

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

Communities near Section Ferry ...

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

  • Scottsboro [Jackson County]
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    • Scottsboro [Jackson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Section Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsboro<6>
  • Rainsville [DeKalb County]
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    • Rainsville [DeKalb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Section Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,123 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainsville<6>
  • Henagar [DeKalb County]
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    • Henagar [DeKalb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Section Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,363 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henagar<6>
  • Sylvania [DeKalb County]
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    • Sylvania [DeKalb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Section Ferry
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,894 people
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fyffe [DeKalb County]
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      • Fyffe [DeKalb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fyffe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,045 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fyffe<6>
    • Hollywood [Jackson County]
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      • Hollywood [Jackson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollywood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 984 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<6>
    • Powell [DeKalb County]
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      • Powell [DeKalb County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Section Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 967 people
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    • Grant [Marshall County]
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      • Grant [Marshall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Section Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 916 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grant<6>
    • Geraldine [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geraldine
      • Geraldine [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Section Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 898 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geraldine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geraldine<6>
    • Skyline [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyline
      • Skyline [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Section Ferry
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyline

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Section Ferry ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Section Ferry. 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 Jackson, 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 Section Ferry - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Section Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Section Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6056, Longitude: -86.0122       In this case, the coordinates for Section Ferry 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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