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Ariton, Alabama

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Welcome to Ariton ...

The town of Ariton is located in Dale County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Ariton has a population of 741 people<1> (see below for details).

Ariton is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Ariton (for example, toward Fort Gaines (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Ariton: (334)

The ZIP code for Ariton: 36311<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ariton had a population of 764 people. This makes Ariton the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Ariton represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 284th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 764 people, the population of Ariton decreased 1.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 772 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Ariton had an population of 741 people. This is a decrease of 3.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.02% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ariton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Ariton and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2016
Banks   [Map]   173   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   91   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,972   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clio   [Map]   1,470   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Frisco   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Louisville   [Map]   477   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

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 Ariton. 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 Ariton. 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 Ariton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ariton ...

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

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) Ariton. 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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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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 Ariton.

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

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<3>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 town (such as Ariton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ariton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Ariton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ariton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ariton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ariton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ariton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6003, Longitude: -85.7176     [Map].

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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 Ariton.