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Colony, Alabama
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Welcome to Colony ...

The town of Colony is located in Cullman County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Colony has a population of 273 people<1> (see below for details).

Colony is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Colony: (256) & (938)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Colony had a population of 268 people. This makes Colony the county's 11th most populous community.

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Colony had an population of 273 people. This is an increase of 1.87% since the 2010 Census.

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

Communities near Colony ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2015
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Dora   [Map]   1,960   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,281   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Graysville   [Map]   2,096   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,281   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,341   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Colony ...

While we believe that this Colony is located in Cullman County, we know of another 3 Alabama communities named Colony. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cullman, Talladega and Tuscaloosa County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 22 communities that are also named Colony - they are located in Georgia, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland (2), Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas (4), Utah, Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

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 Colony. 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 Colony. 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 Colony.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colony ...

Looking for more information about Colony? 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.

Looking for more information about Colony? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Colony, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Colony.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Colony. 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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Colony.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colony - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Colony.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Colony. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Colony) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colony. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9420, Longitude: -86.9011     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Colony.


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