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Welcome to Tarentum ...

Tarentum is located in Pike County<1>.

Tarentum is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

The area code for Tarentum: (334)

Communities Also Named Tarentum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Tarentum - it's located in Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Tarentum ...

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

  • Troy [Pike County]
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    • Troy [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Tarentum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,957 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<4>
  • Ozark [Dale County]
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    • Ozark [Dale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Tarentum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,284 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<4>
  • Elba [Coffee County]
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    • Elba [Coffee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Tarentum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,811 people
    • Former name for Elba:
    • Bridgeville
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elba<4>
  • Brundidge [Pike County]
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    • Brundidge [Pike County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Tarentum
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,902 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brundidge have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brundidge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brundidge<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clio [Barbour County]
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      • Clio [Barbour County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Tarentum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,274 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clio
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clio<4>
    • New Brockton [Coffee County]
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      • New Brockton [Coffee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Tarentum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Brockton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Brockton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Brockton<4>
    • Ariton [Dale County]
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      • Ariton [Dale County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Tarentum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 739 people
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    • Goshen [Pike County]
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      • Goshen [Pike County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Tarentum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Goshen have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<4>
    • Glenwood [Crenshaw County]
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      • Glenwood [Crenshaw County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Tarentum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 183 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glenwood<4>
    • Banks [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banks
      • Banks [Pike County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Tarentum
      • Estimated population in 2019: 164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banks have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banks
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Banks<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tarentum ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tarentum. 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 Pike, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tarentum - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tarentum) 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 Tarentum. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tarentum

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tarentum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6393, Longitude: -85.8789    
<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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