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Ohatchee, Alabama

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Welcome to Ohatchee ...

The town of Ohatchee is located in Calhoun County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Ohatchee has a population of 1,146 people<1> (see below for details).

Ohatchee was established in 1956.

The community of Ohatchee is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Area codes for Ohatchee: (256) and (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Ohatchee: 36271<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ohatchee had a population of 1,170 people. This makes Ohatchee the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Ohatchee represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 239th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,170 people, the population of Ohatchee decreased 3.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,215 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Ohatchee had an population of 1,146 people. This is a decrease of 2.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.68% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ohatchee ...

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

Community   2015
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,899   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Glencoe   [Map]   5,153   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hokes Bluff   [Map]   4,301   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,222   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Ohatchee. 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 Ohatchee. 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 Ohatchee.

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

Websites for Ohatchee ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ohatchee ...

Looking for more information about Ohatchee? 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 Ohatchee, 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 Ohatchee.

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) Ohatchee. 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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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 Ohatchee.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ohatchee. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7893, Longitude: -86.0281     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ohatchee 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 Ohatchee.


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