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Welcome to Argo ...
The location of Argo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Argo, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Argo has a population of 4,255 people<3> (see below for details).
Argo is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Argo lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Argo: (205)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Argo had an population of 4,255 people. This is an increase of 4.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 139.04% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Argo had a population of 4,071 people. This makes Argo the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Argo represents 0.09% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 120th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,071 people, the population of Argo increased 128.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,780 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Argo.
Communities Also Named Argo ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Alabama communities named Argo: This one is located in Saint Clair County and the other is located in Walker County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 21 communities that are also named Argo - they are located in Colorado, Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Argo.
Communities near Argo ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Argo.
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 Argo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Argo.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Argo. 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 Argo.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Argo. See our Newspapers Page for Argo.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Argo ...
Looking for more information about Argo? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Argo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Argo.
Adding Argo to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Argo 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 Argo was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Argo.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Argo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023