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Mentone, Alabama

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Welcome to Mentone ...

The town of Mentone is located in DeKalb County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Mentone has a population of 368 people<1> (see below for details).

Mentone is 1,670 feet [509 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area codes for Mentone: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Mentone: 35984<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mentone had a population of 360 people. This makes Mentone the county's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 360 people, the population of Mentone decreased 20.18% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 451 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Mentone had an population of 368 people. This is an increase of 2.22% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 18.4% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Mentone ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Mentone and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2015
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,346   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Ider   [Map]   716   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pisgah   [Map]   711   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Powell   [Map]   957   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,031   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Mentone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Mentone - they are located in California (2), Indiana, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

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 Mentone. 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 Mentone. 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 Mentone.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mentone ...

Looking for more information about Mentone? 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 Mentone, 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 Mentone.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found 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) Mentone. 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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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mentone.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mentone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Mentone.

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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 Mentone). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mentone 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 starts in Mentone. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mentone) 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 Mentone. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mentone

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mentone. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5792, Longitude: -85.5900     [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 Mentone.


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