A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Alabama ...
The location of Alabama has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Alabama refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Alabamian or Alabaman.<3>
Alabama is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Alabama lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Alabama, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
Alabama is located in the (813) area code.
Communities Also Named Alabama ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alabama - they are located in Arkansas, Nevada, New York, Texas and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alabama.
Communities near Alabama ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alabama.
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 Alabama. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alabama.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alabama. 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 Alabama.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alabama. See our Newspapers Page for Alabama.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alabama ...
Looking for more information about Alabama? 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 Alabama, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alabama.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alabama. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Hillsborough County: www.hillsboroughcounty.org/
The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
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This page was last modified: 17 Apr 2022