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Welcome to Ariton ...

The town of Ariton is located in Dale County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ariton has a population of 739 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).

Ariton is within the (334) area code.

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 total 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 2017 Census Estimates, Ariton had an population of 739 people. This is a decrease of 3.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.27% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ariton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ariton and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Banks   [Map]   168   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Blue Springs   [Map]   87   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brundidge   [Map]   1,952   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Clio   [Map]   1,476   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Frisco   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Louisville   [Map]   468   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ariton. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 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 Ariton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ariton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Dale County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ariton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.6003, Longitude: -85.7176     [Map].

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