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Creola, Alabama

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Welcome to Creola ...

The city of Creola is located in Mobile County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Creola has a population of 1,955 people<1> (see below for details).

Creola is near sea level<2>.

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

Creola is within the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for Creola: 36525<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Creola had a population of 1,926 people. This makes Creola the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Creola represents 0.04% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 189th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,926 people, the population of Creola decreased 3.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,002 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Creola had an population of 1,955 people. This is an increase of 1.51% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.35% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Creola ...

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 driven.<4>.

Community   2015
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,118   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,954   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Citronelle   [Map]   3,887   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Daphne   [Map]   24,896   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mobile   [Map]   194,288   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   1,518   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Creola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Creola - they are located in Kansas, Louisiana, Ohio and Virginia.

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

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 Creola. 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 Creola. 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 Creola.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Creola ...

Looking for more information about Creola? 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 Creola? 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 Creola, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Creola.

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) Creola. 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 Creola. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Creola.

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

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<3>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 city (such as Creola). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Creola or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Creola. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Creola) 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 Creola. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Creola

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Creola. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8903, Longitude: -88.0101     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Creola have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Creola.


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