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Loachapoka, Alabama

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Welcome to Loachapoka ...

The pronunciation of Loachapoka: low-cha-poke-ah<1>

The town of Loachapoka is located in Lee County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Loachapoka has a population of 190 people<2> (see below for details).

Loachapoka is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Loachapoka lies within the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Loachapoka: 36865<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Loachapoka had a population of 180 people. This makes Loachapoka the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 180 people, the population of Loachapoka increased 9.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 165 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Loachapoka had an population of 190 people. This is an increase of 5.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.15% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Loachapoka ...

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
Auburn   [Map]   62,059   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   981   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,150   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Franklin   [Map]   132   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Notasulga   [Map]   856   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

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 Loachapoka. 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 Loachapoka. 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 Loachapoka.

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

Websites for Loachapoka ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Loachapoka ...

Looking for more information about Loachapoka? 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 Loachapoka, 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 Loachapoka.

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

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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 Loachapoka.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Loachapoka - 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 town (such as Loachapoka). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Loachapoka 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' distance that stretches from Loachapoka. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Loachapoka) 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 Loachapoka. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Loachapoka

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Loachapoka. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6043, Longitude: -85.5976     [Map].

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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 Loachapoka.


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