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Mulga, Alabama

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Welcome to Mulga ...

The town of Mulga is located in Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Mulga has a population of 819 people<1> (see below for details).

Mulga is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Mulga: (205)

The ZIP code for Mulga: 35118<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mulga had a population of 836 people. This makes Mulga the county's 29th most populous community.

The population of Mulga represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 273rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 836 people, the population of Mulga decreased 14.08% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 973 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Mulga had an population of 819 people. This is a decrease of 2.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.83% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Mulga ...

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 Mulga and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2015
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   212,461   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Mulga ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Mulga - it's located in Ohio.

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

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 Mulga. 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 Mulga. 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 Mulga.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mulga ...

Looking for more information about Mulga? 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 Mulga, 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 Mulga.

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) Mulga. 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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mulga. 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 Mulga.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mulga. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5529, Longitude: -86.9733     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mulga 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 Mulga.


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