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Oak Grove, Alabama
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Welcome to Oak Grove ...

The town of Oak Grove is located in Talladega County.

A typical abbreviation for Oak Grove: Oak Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Oak Grove has a population of 517 people<1> (see below for details).

Oak Grove is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Oak Grove: (256) and (938)<3>

The ZIP codes for Oak Grove: 35150-35151<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oak Grove had a population of 528 people. This makes Oak Grove the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Oak Grove represents 0.01% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 330th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 528 people, the population of Oak Grove increased 15.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 457 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Oak Grove had an population of 517 people. This is a decrease of 2.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.13% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oak Grove.

Communities near Oak Grove ...

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

Community   2015
Bon Air   [Map]   114   N   5 miles [8 km]
Childersburg   [Map]   5,046   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,168   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Goodwater   [Map]   1,343   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Harpersville   [Map]   1,681   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Oak Grove ...

While we believe that this Oak Grove is located in Talladega County, we know of another 15 Alabama communities named Oak Grove. Those communities are located in the following counties: Autauga, Calhoun, Chilton, DeKalb, Franklin, Geneva, Hale, Jefferson, Lawrence, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, Mobile, Montgomery and Perry County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 197 communities that are also named Oak Grove - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (16), California (8), Colorado, Delaware (3), Florida (8), Georgia (11), Illinois (4), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (7), Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (5), Minnesota, Mississippi (6), Missouri (5), Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina (12), Ohio, Oklahoma (5), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (8), South Carolina (8), Tennessee (30), Texas (9), Virginia (9), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Oak Grove. 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 Oak Grove. 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 Oak Grove.

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

Websites for Oak Grove ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oak Grove ...

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

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) Oak Grove. 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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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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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 Oak Grove.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oak Grove - 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 Oak Grove.

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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 Oak Grove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oak Grove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Oak Grove includes: 35150 & 35151.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance beginning in Oak Grove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oak Grove) 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 Oak Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oak Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1880, Longitude: -86.3019     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Grove 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 Oak Grove.


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