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Eufaula, Alabama

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Welcome to Eufaula ...

The city of Eufaula is located in Barbour County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Eufaula has a population of 12,596 people<2> (see below for details).

Eufaula was established in 1834.

The community of Eufaula is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Eufaula (for example, toward Weston (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Eufaula: (334)

The ZIP codes for Eufaula: 36027, 36072<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eufaula had a population of 13,137 people (which is 47.85% of the total population of Barbour County). This makes Eufaula the county's most populous community.

The population of Eufaula represents 0.27% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 50th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,137 people, the population of Eufaula decreased 5.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 13,908 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Eufaula had an population of 12,596 people. This is a decrease of 4.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.43% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Eufaula ...

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.<5>.

Community   2015
Baker Hill   [Map]   265   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Big Eddy - Historic   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Clayton   [Map]   2,925   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Comer   [Map]   ---   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Cottonton   [Map]   ---   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Pittsview   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Eufaula ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Eufaula - they are located in Oklahoma and Washington.

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

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 Eufaula. 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 Eufaula. 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 Eufaula. Our list includes 22 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eufaula ...

Looking for more information about Eufaula? 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 Eufaula, 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 Eufaula.

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) Eufaula. 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>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 Eufaula refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Eufaula 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 Eufaula.

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

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<4>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 Eufaula). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eufaula or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Eufaula. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Eufaula) 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 Eufaula. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eufaula

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eufaula. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9103, Longitude: -85.1504     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eufaula have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Eufaula.


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