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Argo, Alabama
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Welcome to Argo ...

The town of Argo is primarily located in Saint Clair County. A portion of Argo extends into Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Argo has a population of 4,268 people<1> (see below for details).

Argo is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 ...

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 (that had a count of 1,780 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Argo had an population of 4,268 people. This is an increase of 4.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 139.78% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Argo ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017
Center Point   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Fultondale   [Map]   9,190   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,906   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,468   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Leeds   [Map]   12,031   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Argo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

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 Argo. 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 Argo. 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 Argo.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

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) Argo. 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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Argo.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Argo. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Argo) 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 Argo. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Argo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Argo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6966, Longitude: -86.5086     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Argo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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