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Walnut Grove, Alabama
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Welcome to Walnut Grove ...

The town of Walnut Grove is located in Etowah County.

A typical abbreviation for Walnut Grove: Walnut Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Walnut Grove has a population of 685 people<1> (see below for details).

Walnut Grove is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Walnut Grove (for example, toward Cave Spring (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Walnut Grove lies within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Walnut Grove: 35990<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walnut Grove had a population of 698 people. This makes Walnut Grove the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Walnut Grove represents 0.01% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 301st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 698 people, the population of Walnut Grove decreased 1.69% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 710 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Walnut Grove had an population of 685 people. This is a decrease of 1.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.52% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Walnut Grove.

Communities near Walnut Grove ...

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

Community   2015
Albertville   [Map]   21,462   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ashville   [Map]   2,256   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,899   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,697   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   E   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Walnut Grove ...

While we believe that this Walnut Grove is located in Etowah County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Walnut Grove. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jefferson and Madison County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 69 communities that are also named Walnut Grove - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (9), British Columbia, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (4), Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (15), Texas (4), Utah, Virginia (6), Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Walnut Grove. 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 Walnut Grove. 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 Walnut Grove.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walnut Grove ...

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

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) Walnut Grove. 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 Walnut Grove. 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 Walnut Grove.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walnut Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0641, Longitude: -86.2864     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Walnut Grove 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 Walnut Grove.


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