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Statistics & Facts
Statistics & Facts
The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Gantts Quarry is approximately 7 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 3 (1990).
The amount of land area in Gantts Quarry is 0.883 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Gantts Quarry to Washington DC is 671 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 54 miles. (as the crow flies)
Gantts Quarry is positioned 33.14 degrees north of the equator and 86.29 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Gantts Quarry Community News 1939-1945
I lived in Gantts Quarry from 1939-45. Before the WWII, this was a great era for the marbleindustry. It was the only city with a golf course which had marble seats. Many visitors come there to seethe deep quarries and buy marble accessories: Lamps, chess boards, tables, fireplaces, headstones, etc. My uncle, John Clackum, was a letterer and carved out names, writings, quotes, etc on all kinds of marble implements. The Quarry lake was wonderful! My cousin, John Clackum, Jr, was the lifeguard. Schools and churches were enjoyable to attend. I was taken from the streets of Miami and placed in this rural community--the best thing that ever happened to me!
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