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Welcome to Trenton ...

Trenton is located in Jackson County.

When the people of Trenton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Trentonian<1>

Trenton is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Trenton: (256) and (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Trenton: 35774<4>

Communities near Trenton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Trenton and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2016<6>
Population
DirectionDistance
Grant   [Map]   907   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gurley   [Map]   786   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   970   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hytop   [Map]   346   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,803   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Owens' Cross Roads   [Map]   1,852   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Trenton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 40 communities that are also named Trenton - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.

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

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 Trenton. 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 Trenton. 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 Trenton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trenton ...

Looking for more information about Trenton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Trenton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Trenton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Trenton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Trenton refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Trenton may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Trenton.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Trenton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Trenton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Trenton. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Trenton) 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 Trenton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Trenton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trenton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7448, Longitude: -86.2517     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trenton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Trenton.

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<7>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Trenton.