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Welcome to Andalusia ...

The city of Andalusia is located in Covington County<1> and is the County Seat for Covington County.



The pronunciation of Andalusia: an-duh-looz-ya<2>

Andalusia was established in 1841.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Andalusia has a population of 8,660 people<3> (see below for details).

The community of Andalusia is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Andalusia: (334)

The ZIP code for Andalusia: 36420<5>

Websites for Andalusia ...

Official Website: www.andalusianet.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Andalusia had an population of 8,660 people. This is a decrease of 3.94% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Andalusia had a population of 9,015 people (which is 23.87% of the total population of Covington County). This makes Andalusia the county's most populous community.

The population of Andalusia represents 0.19% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 70th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,015 people, the population of Andalusia increased 2.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 8,794 people).

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

Communities Also Named Andalusia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Andalusia - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Illinois and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Andalusia ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Andalusia.

  • Opp
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Opp
    • Opp is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,313 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opp <6>
  • Babbie
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babbie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Babbie
    • Babbie is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 599 people
  • Kinston
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinston have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinston
    • Kinston is located in Coffee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kinston <6>
  • Red Level
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Level
    • Red Level is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 474 people
  • Dozier
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dozier have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dozier
    • Dozier is located in Crenshaw County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 315 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dozier <6>
  • Horn Hill
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horn Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Horn Hill
    • Horn Hill is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 227 people
  • Gantt
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gantt have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gantt
    • Gantt is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 214 people
  • Onycha
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onycha
    • Onycha is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 180 people
  • County Line
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for County Line have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for County Line
    • County Line is located in Covington County
  • Libertyville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Libertyville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Libertyville
    • Libertyville is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 110 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Andalusia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Andalusia.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Andalusia. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Andalusia.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Andalusia. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Andalusia.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Andalusia ...

Looking for more information about Andalusia? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Andalusia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Andalusia.

Adding Andalusia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Andalusia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Andalusia was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

We also found Andalusia in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Andalusia.

The official website for Andalusia: www.andalusianet.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Covington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Andalusia. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Andalusia.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Andalusia - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Andalusia). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Andalusia or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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