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Smith's Station, Alabama

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Welcome to Smith's Station ...

The city of Smith's Station is located in Lee County.

A typical abbreviation for Smith's Station: Smiths Sta. (in Canada, 'Stn.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Smith's Station has a population of 5,300 people<1> (see below for details).

Smith's Station is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Smith's Station lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Smith's Station (for example, toward Geneva (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Smith's Station is located in the (334) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Smith's Station had a population of 4,926 people. This makes Smith's Station the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Smith's Station represents 0.1% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 106th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,926 people, the population of Smith's Station decreased 7.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,340 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Smith's Station had an population of 5,300 people. This is an increase of 7.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.75% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Smith's Station.

Communities near Smith's Station ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2015
Crawford   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cusseta   [Map]   124   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ladonia   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Opelika   [Map]   29,527   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Phenix City   [Map]   37,570   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Prince Crossroads   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Smith's Station.

Communities Also Named Smith's Station ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Smith's Station - they are located in Mississippi and Pennsylvania.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Smith's Station.

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 Smith's Station. 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 Smith's Station. 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 Smith's Station.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Smith's Station:

Websites for Smith's Station ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Smith's Station ...

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

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) Smith's Station. 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
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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 Smith's Station.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Smith's Station. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Smith's Station) 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 Smith's Station. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Smith's Station

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Smith's Station. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5437, Longitude: -85.1115     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Smith's Station have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Smith's Station.


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