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Satsuma, Alabama

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Welcome to Satsuma ...

The city of Satsuma is located in Mobile County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Satsuma has a population of 6,182 people<1> (see below for details).

Satsuma is near sea level<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Satsuma: (251)

The ZIP code for Satsuma: 36572<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Satsuma had a population of 6,168 people. This makes Satsuma the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Satsuma represents 0.13% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,168 people, the population of Satsuma increased 8.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,687 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Satsuma had an population of 6,182 people. This is an increase of 0.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.7% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Satsuma ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Satsuma and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2015
Axis   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,118   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
Citronelle   [Map]   3,887   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Daphne   [Map]   24,896   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Mobile   [Map]   194,288   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   1,518   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Satsuma ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Satsuma - they are located in Florida, Louisiana and Texas.

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

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 Satsuma. 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 Satsuma. 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 Satsuma.

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

Websites for Satsuma ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Satsuma ...

Looking for more information about Satsuma? 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 Satsuma, 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 Satsuma.

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) Satsuma. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Mobile County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Satsuma.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Satsuma. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8549, Longitude: -88.0605     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Satsuma 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 Satsuma.


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