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Rainbow City
Etowah County, Alabama


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Statistics & Facts

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Rainbow City is approximately 7,673 (1990), 9602 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,172 (1990), 4113 (2010).
The amount of land area in Rainbow City is 62.391 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.514 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rainbow City to Washington DC is 630 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 109 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rainbow City is positioned 33.92 degrees north of the equator and 86.08 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Rainbow City was initally known as Morgan's Crossroads. The intersection of Hwy 411 & Hwy 77 was the main fairway. It was originally named for William and Thomas Morgan.These were two brothers from South Carolina who began the firstchurch in Etowah County on Hwy 411, still known as Old HarmonyBaptist Church. Visitors to the area can see the historic markerplaced at the Old Harmony United Baptist Church cemetery.
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