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Epes, Alabama

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Welcome to Epes ...

The town of Epes is located in Sumter County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Epes has a population of 183 people<1> (see below for details).

Epes is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Epes is within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Epes: 35460<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Epes had a population of 192 people. This makes Epes the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 192 people, the population of Epes decreased 6.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 206 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Epes had an population of 183 people. This is a decrease of 4.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.17% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Epes ...

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

Community   2015
Bethel - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Boligee   [Map]   309   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Emelle   [Map]   50   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,766   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Forkland   [Map]   601   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gainesville   [Map]   197   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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 Epes. 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 Epes. 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 Epes.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Epes ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Epes. 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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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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 Epes. 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 Epes.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Epes - 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 town (such as Epes). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Epes 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Epes. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Epes) 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 Epes. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Epes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Epes. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6906, Longitude: -88.1273     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Epes 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 Epes.


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