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Flomaton, Alabama

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Welcome to Flomaton ...

The pronunciation of Flomaton: FLOW-ma-tahn<1>

The town of Flomaton is located in Escambia County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Flomaton has a population of 1,411 people<2> (see below for details).

Flomaton was settled in 1869 and was incorporated in 1908.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Flomaton: The name Flomaton is a portmanteau<3> and is a combination of Florida, Alabama and town.

The community of Flomaton is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Flomaton is located in the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for Flomaton: 36441<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Flomaton had a population of 1,440 people. This makes Flomaton the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Flomaton represents 0.03% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 218th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,440 people, the population of Flomaton decreased 9.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,588 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Flomaton had an population of 1,411 people. This is a decrease of 2.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.15% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Flomaton ...

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 drove.<6>.

Community   2015
Atmore   [Map]   10,049   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brewton   [Map]   5,434   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
East Brewton   [Map]   2,419   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Huxford   [Map]   ---   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Pollard   [Map]   135   E   5 miles [8 km]
Riverview   [Map]   182   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 Flomaton. 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 Flomaton. 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 Flomaton. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flomaton ...

Looking for more information about Flomaton? 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 Flomaton, 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 Flomaton.

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) Flomaton. 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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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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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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 Flomaton.

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<3>A portmanteau (such as Flomaton) is the combination or contraction of two (or more) words, their sound and the meaning of those words to create a new word. For example, guess and estimate becomes guesstimate.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Flomaton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 town (such as Flomaton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Flomaton 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' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Flomaton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Flomaton) 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 Flomaton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Flomaton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flomaton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0039, Longitude: -87.2638     [Map].

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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 Flomaton.


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