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Welcome to Arab ...
The pronunciation of Arab: AY-rab<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Arab has a population of 8,284 people<2> (see below for details).
Arab is 1,040 feet [317 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Arab lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Arab (for example, toward Menlo (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Arab: (256) & (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Arab: 35016<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Arab had a population of 8,050 people (or 8.65% of the total population of Marshall County). This makes Arab the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Arab represents 0.17% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 77th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,050 people, the population of Arab increased 12.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,174 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Arab had an population of 8,284 people. This is an increase of 2.91% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.47% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Arab.
Communities near Arab ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Arab and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Arab.
Communities Also Named Arab ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Arab - they are located in and Missouri (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Arab.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Arab:
Websites for Arab ...
Official Website: www.arabcity.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arab ...
Looking for more information about Arab? 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 Arab, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arab.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Arab: www.arabcity.org/
The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 18 Feb 2019