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Atmore, Alabama

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Welcome to Atmore ...

The city of Atmore is located in Escambia County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Atmore has a population of 10,022 people<1> (see below for details).

Atmore is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Atmore: (251)

The ZIP codes for Atmore: 36502-36504<3>

Population Details ...

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 (that had a count of 7,676 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Atmore had an population of 10,022 people. This is a decrease of 1.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 30.56% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Atmore ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Atmore and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Flomaton   [Map]   1,408   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Huxford   [Map]   ---   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Perdido   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Phillipsville   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Pollard   [Map]   135   E   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Atmore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Atmore - it's located in Alberta.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Atmore.

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 Atmore. 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 Atmore. 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 Atmore. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Atmore, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Atmore.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Atmore. 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 Atmore.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atmore - 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 city (such as Atmore). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Atmore or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Atmore includes: 36502, 36503 & 36504.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atmore. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0317, Longitude: -87.4929     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atmore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Atmore.