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Vincent, Alabama

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Welcome to Vincent ...

The town of Vincent is primarily located in Shelby County. A portion of Vincent extends into Talladega County and Saint Clair County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Vincent has a population of 2,120 people<1> (see below for details).

Vincent is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Vincent is located in the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Vincent: 35178<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Vincent had a population of 1,988 people. This makes Vincent the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Vincent represents 0.04% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 181st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,988 people, the population of Vincent increased 7.29% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,853 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Vincent had an population of 2,120 people. This is an increase of 6.64% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.41% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Vincent ...

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 you drove it.<4>.

Community   2015
Chelsea   [Map]   12,059   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Childersburg   [Map]   5,046   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,423   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,936   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,593   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,646   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Vincent ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Vincent - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Georgia, Iowa (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (3), Montana, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Texas.

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

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 Vincent. 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 Vincent. 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 Vincent.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vincent ...

Looking for more information about Vincent? 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 Vincent, 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 Vincent.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Vincent. 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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Vincent.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vincent. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3871, Longitude: -86.4121     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vincent 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 Vincent.


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