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West Point, Alabama
(Cullman County)

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Welcome to West Point ...

The town of West Point is located in Cullman County.

A typical abbreviation for West Point: W. Point

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, West Point has a population of 593 people<1> (see below for details).

West Point is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for West Point: (256) and (938)<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Point had a population of 586 people. This makes West Point the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of West Point represents 0.01% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 316th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 586 people, the population of West Point increased 98.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 295 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, West Point had an population of 593 people. This is an increase of 1.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 101.02% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Point.

Communities near West Point ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from West Point and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2015
Addison   [Map]   741   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dodge City   [Map]   603   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Falkville   [Map]   1,268   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Flint City   [Map]   ---   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,281   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named West Point ...

While we believe that this West Point is located in Cullman County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named West Point. Those communities are located in the following counties: Calhoun and Morgan County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 34 communities that are also named West Point - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

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

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 West Point. 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 West Point. 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 West Point.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Point ...

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

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) West Point. 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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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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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.

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The Communities of Alabama

About Cullman County

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Point. 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 West Point.

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

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for West Point.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from West Point. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Point) 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 West Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2382, Longitude: -86.9586     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Point 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 West Point.


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