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Welcome to Smiths Bridge ...

So far, we have found very little information about Smiths Bridge. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Smiths Bridge to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Smiths Bridge, please Contact Us.




Smiths Bridge would have been located within present day Etowah County.

A typical abbreviation for Smiths Bridge: Smiths Brg. (or less commonly used: Smiths Brdg. or Smiths Brdge.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Smiths Bridge for more information about variations on the name of Smiths Bridge.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Smiths Bridge is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Smiths Bridge was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

Communities near Smiths Bridge ...

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 are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,827   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,498   E   18 miles [29 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

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 Smiths Bridge. 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 Smiths Bridge. 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 Smiths Bridge.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Smiths Bridge:

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Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Etowah County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Smiths Bridge, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Smiths Bridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Smiths Bridge. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Smiths Bridge) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smiths Bridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1529, Longitude: -85.9875     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smiths Bridge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Smiths Bridge.

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