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Welcome to Preston ...
The location of Preston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Preston is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Preston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel west from Preston (for example, toward Hurtsboro (AL)), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).
The area code for Preston: (229)
The ZIP code for Preston: 31824<4>
Adding Preston to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Preston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Preston was
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Preston on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Preston ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 46 communities that are also named Preston - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (3), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (3), Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Preston.
Communities near Preston ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Preston.
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 Preston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Preston.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Preston. 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 Preston.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Preston. See our Newspapers Page for Preston.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Preston ...
Looking for more information about Preston? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Preston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Preston.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Preston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 10 Oct 2021