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Pennington, Alabama

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Welcome to Pennington ...

The town of Pennington is located in Choctaw County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Pennington has a population of 210 people<1> (see below for details).

Pennington is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Pennington is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Pennington: 36916<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pennington had a population of 221 people. This makes Pennington the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 221 people, the population of Pennington decreased 37.39% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 353 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Pennington had an population of 210 people. This is a decrease of 4.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 40.51% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pennington ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Pennington and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2015
Barrons - Historic   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,798   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jachin   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Linden   [Map]   2,025   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lisman   [Map]   505   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Myrtlewood   [Map]   124   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pennington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Pennington - they are located in Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Delaware, Georgia (2), Kansas, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin (2).

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

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 Pennington. 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 Pennington. 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 Pennington.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pennington ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Pennington. 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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pennington. 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 Pennington.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pennington. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2070, Longitude: -88.0558     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pennington 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 Pennington.


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