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Welcome to Wood Ferry ...

Wood Ferry is located in Cherokee County.

Wood Ferry is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

Area codes for Wood Ferry: (256) & (938)<2>

Communities near Wood Ferry ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Wood Ferry and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,798   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,498   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,847   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,409   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,152   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Wood Ferry. 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 Wood Ferry. 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 Wood Ferry.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wood Ferry ...

Looking for more information about Wood Ferry? 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.

Looking for more information about Wood Ferry? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wood Ferry, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wood Ferry.

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The Communities of Alabama

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wood Ferry - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Wood Ferry. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wood Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wood Ferry. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1157, Longitude: -85.7652     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wood Ferry have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wood Ferry.

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