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Viola, Alabama

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Welcome to Viola ...

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

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

Viola would have been located within present day Blount County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Viola is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

If Viola still existed, it would have been in the (205) area code.

Communities near Viola ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Viola and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Argo   [Map]   4,268   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Margaret   [Map]   4,813   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,956   S   18 miles [29 km]
Odenville   [Map]   3,760   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Viola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Viola - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2), Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Viola. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Viola. 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 Viola.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Viola, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Viola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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- Viola) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Viola. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8612, Longitude: -86.5580     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Viola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Viola.

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