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Wheeler, Alabama
(Lawrence County)

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Welcome to Wheeler ...

Wheeler is located in Lawrence County.

The location of Wheeler has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Wheeler is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities near Wheeler ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Decatur   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the East (E) of Wheeler

Located in Morgan County

Athens   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Wheeler

Located in Limestone County

Moulton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Wheeler

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Wheeler

Located in Morgan County

Rogersville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Wheeler

Located in Lauderdale County

Town Creek   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Wheeler

Flint City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Wheeler

Located in Morgan County

Leighton   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Wheeler

Located in Colbert County

North Courtland   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Wheeler

Courtland   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Wheeler

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

Communities Also Named Wheeler ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Wheeler: This one is located in Lawrence County and the other is located in Jefferson County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 37 communities that are also named Wheeler - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado (4), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Wheeler. 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 Wheeler. 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 Wheeler.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wheeler ...

Looking for more information about Wheeler? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Lawrence County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wheeler. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wheeler - 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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wheeler) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wheeler. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6526, Longitude: -87.2497     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wheeler have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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