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Welcome to Atmore ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Atmore, you might consider that their post office opened in 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Atmore has a population of 9,025 people<2> (see below for details).
Atmore is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Atmore lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Atmore: (251)
The ZIP codes for Atmore: 36502-36504<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Atmore had an population of 9,025 people. This is a decrease of 11.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.57% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Atmore had a population of 10,194 people (which is 26.6% of the total population of Escambia County). This makes Atmore the county's most populous community.
The population of Atmore represents 0.21% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 59th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 10,194 people, the population of Atmore increased 32.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,676 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Atmore.
Communities Also Named Atmore ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Atmore - it's located in Alberta.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atmore.
Communities near Atmore ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Atmore.
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 Atmore. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Atmore.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Atmore. 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 Atmore.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Atmore. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Atmore.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atmore ...
Looking for more information about Atmore? 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 Atmore, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atmore.
Adding Atmore to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Atmore 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 Atmore was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Atmore on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Atmore.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Atmore. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.al.us/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 23 Sep 2023