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Welcome to Zulu ...

Zulu is located in Bibb County<1>.

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

Zulu is 220 feet [67 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Zulu: (205)

Communities Also Named Zulu ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Zulu - they are located in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas and Texas.

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

Communities near Zulu ...

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

  • Montevallo [Shelby County]
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    • Montevallo [Shelby County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Zulu
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,098 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montevallo
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montevallo<5>
  • Vance [Tuscaloosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vance
    • Vance [Tuscaloosa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Zulu
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,807 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vance have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vance
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vance<5>
  • Coaling [Tuscaloosa County]
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    • Coaling [Tuscaloosa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Zulu
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,633 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coaling
  • Woodstock [Bibb County]
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    • Woodstock [Bibb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Zulu
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,630 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodstock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Blocton [Bibb County]
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      • West Blocton [Bibb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Zulu
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,228 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Blocton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Blocton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Blocton<5>
    • North Bibb [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Bibb
      • North Bibb [Bibb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Zulu
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Bibb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Bibb
    • Maplesville [Chilton County]
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      • Maplesville [Chilton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Zulu
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 695 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maplesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maplesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maplesville<5>
    • Wilton [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilton
      • Wilton [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Zulu
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 684 people
      • Former names for Wilton:
      • Birmingham Junction
      • Bismarck
      • Catoosa
      • Woods
      • Woodsborough
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilton
    • Pratt Ferry [Bibb County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pratt Ferry
      • Pratt Ferry [Bibb County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Zulu
    • Scottsville [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
      • Scottsville [Bibb County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Zulu
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zulu ...

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

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About Bibb County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bibb County: www.co.bibb.ga.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 Bibb, 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 Zulu - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Zulu) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zulu. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9348, Longitude: -87.1461       In this case, the coordinates for Zulu have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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