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Lynn, Alabama

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Welcome to Lynn ...

The town of Lynn is located in Winston County.

When the people of Lynn refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Lynner or Lynnian.<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Lynn has a population of 641 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

The area code for Lynn: (205)

The ZIP code for Lynn: 35575<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lynn had a population of 659 people. This makes Lynn the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Lynn represents 0.01% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 303rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 659 people, the population of Lynn increased 10.39% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 597 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Lynn had an population of 641 people. This is a decrease of 2.73% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.37% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lynn ...

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 Lynn and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2015
Arley   [Map]   352   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,047   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   884   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Carbon Hill   [Map]   1,975   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Double Springs   [Map]   1,056   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   498   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lynn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Lynn - they are located in Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas, Utah (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Lynn. 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 Lynn. 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 Lynn.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lynn ...

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

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) Lynn. 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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lynn. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lynn. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0548, Longitude: -87.5555     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lynn 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 Lynn.


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