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Kinston, Alabama

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Welcome to Kinston ...

The town of Kinston is located in Coffee County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Kinston has a population of 540 people<1> (see below for details).

Kinston is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Kinston lies within the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Kinston: 36453<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kinston had a population of 540 people. This makes Kinston the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Kinston represents 0.01% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 326th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 540 people, the population of Kinston decreased 10.3% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 602 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Kinston had an population of 540 people (or a decrease of 10.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Kinston ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Kinston and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2015
Andalusia   [Map]   9,063   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Babbie   [Map]   606   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elba   [Map]   3,903   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,973   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Heath   [Map]   257   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lockhart   [Map]   519   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Kinston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kinston - it's located in North Carolina.

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

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 Kinston. 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 Kinston. 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 Kinston.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kinston ...

Looking for more information about Kinston? 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 Kinston, 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 Kinston.

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) Kinston. 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
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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 Kinston. 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 Kinston.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kinston. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2199, Longitude: -86.1705     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kinston 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 Kinston.


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