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Ardmore, Alabama
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Welcome to Ardmore ...

Ardmore is located in Limestone County.

When the people of Ardmore refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Ardmorite<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Ardmore has a population of 1,357 people<2> (see below for details).

Ardmore is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ardmore: (256) and (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Ardmore: 35739<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ardmore had a population of 1,194 people. This makes Ardmore the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Ardmore represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 237th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,194 people, the population of Ardmore increased 15.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,034 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Ardmore had an population of 1,357 people. This is an increase of 13.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.24% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Ardmore.

Communities near Ardmore ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<6>.

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Athens   [Map]   24,966   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Elkmont   [Map]   466   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lester   [Map]   121   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Madison   [Map]   46,962   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clarks Ferry (TN)   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Dickson Town (TN)   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ardmore.

Communities Also Named Ardmore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Ardmore - they are located in Alberta, British Columbia, California, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Virginia (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ardmore. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ardmore. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ardmore.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ardmore:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ardmore ...

Looking for more information about Ardmore? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ardmore, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Ardmore.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Ardmore. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Limestone County: www.co.limestone.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Ardmore refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Ardmore may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ardmore.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ardmore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Ardmore.

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ardmore). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ardmore or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Ardmore. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ardmore) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ardmore. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ardmore

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ardmore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.9847, Longitude: -86.8374     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ardmore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<7>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Ardmore.



 
 
 

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