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Webster, Alabama

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Welcome to Webster ...

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

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

Webster would have been located within present day Lauderdale County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Webster is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The location where Webster once stood is in the (256) & (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Webster ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Florence   [Map]   39,852   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Killen   [Map]   972   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   14,022   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   8,930   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,398   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Collinwood (TN)   [Map]   949   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Webster ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 50 communities that are also named Webster - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire (2), New York (3), North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin (3).

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

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 Webster. 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 Webster. 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 Webster.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Lauderdale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for State of Alabama:

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 Webster, 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 Webster - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Webster) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Webster. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9495, Longitude: -87.6486     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Webster 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 Webster.

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