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Welcome to Stafford ...

Stafford is located in Pickens County<1>.

Stafford is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Stafford: (205)

Communities Also Named Stafford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Stafford - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Connecticut, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, South Carolina, Texas, Vermont and Virginia.

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

Communities near Stafford ...

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

  • Columbus [Lowndes County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
    • Columbus [Lowndes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Stafford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,307 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<4>
  • Reform [Pickens County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reform
    • Reform [Pickens County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Stafford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,546 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reform have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reform
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reform<4>
  • Caledonia [Lowndes County]
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    • Caledonia [Lowndes County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Stafford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,048 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caledonia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledonia<4>
  • Millport [Lamar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millport
    • Millport [Lamar County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Stafford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 970 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millport<4>
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    • Carrollton [Pickens County]
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      • Carrollton [Pickens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Stafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 935 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Pickensville [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickensville
      • Pickensville [Pickens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Stafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 572 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickensville
    • Kennedy [Lamar County]
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      • Kennedy [Lamar County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Stafford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kennedy have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kennedy
    • New Hope [Lowndes County]
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      • New Hope [Lowndes County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Stafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
    • McShan [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McShan
      • McShan [Pickens County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Stafford
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McShan have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McShan
    • Archer [Pickens County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archer
      • Archer [Pickens County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Stafford
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archer

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stafford ...

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

Adding Stafford to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Stafford in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Stafford was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Stafford on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Stafford on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Stafford

The Communities of Alabama

About Pickens County

About Alabama

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stafford. 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 Pickens, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stafford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Stafford) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stafford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StaffordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stafford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4469, Longitude: -88.2447    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.

 

 

 

 

 


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