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Panola, Alabama
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Located in: Sumter County (see below)

Time Zone: Panola lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (205)

ZIP Code: 35477<1>

Elevation: 180 feet [54.86 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Panola. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9506, Longitude: -88.2695     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   32° 57' 2"
Lon:   -88° 16' 10"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Panola

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Panola

GNIS ID:   124400
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 57912

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Panola)


About Sumter County

The community of Livingston is the County Seat for Sumter County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Sumter)

Population

2015:<5>     13,103   (4.8% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     13,763   (6.99% decrease since 2000)
2000:     14,798

Total Area:<6>   913 sq. miles [2,365.5 km²]   - of which 1.03% is water (9.44 sq. miles [24.4 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   6,786

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Sumter

GNIS ID:   161585
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 119

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Panola)


About Alabama

From the US Census

Population

2015:     4,846,411   (1.39% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Panola)

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 community (such as Panola). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Panola or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Panola, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Panola.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2015.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Panola. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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