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Welcome to Whitesburg ...

Whitesburg is located in Madison County<1>.

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

Whitesburg is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Whitesburg and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Whitesburg: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities Also Named Whitesburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Whitesburg - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Whitesburg ...

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

  • Huntsville [Madison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huntsville
    • Huntsville [Madison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Whitesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 200,574 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huntsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huntsville<6>
  • Madison [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison [Madison County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Whitesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 51,593 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<6>
  • Arab [Marshall County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arab
    • Arab [Marshall County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Whitesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arab
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Arab<6>
  • Priceville [Morgan County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Priceville
    • Priceville [Morgan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Whitesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Priceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Priceville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Hope [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hope
      • New Hope [Madison County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Whitesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hope<6>
    • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owens' Cross Roads have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owens' Cross Roads
      • Owens' Cross Roads [Madison County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Whitesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,129 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owens' Cross Roads
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owens' Cross Roads<6>
    • Triana [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Triana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Triana
      • Triana [Madison County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Whitesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 949 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Triana
    • Grant [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grant
      • Grant [Marshall County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Whitesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 916 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grant<6>
    • Gurley [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gurley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gurley
      • Gurley [Madison County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Whitesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 812 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurley<6>
    • Somerville [Morgan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Somerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Somerville
      • Somerville [Morgan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Whitesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 773 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitesburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Madison County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.al.us/

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 Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Whitesburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Whitesburg) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5765, Longitude: -86.5636       In this case, the coordinates for Whitesburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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