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The location of Atmore









Welcome to Atmore ...

The city of Atmore is located in Escambia County.

The location of Atmore has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Atmore has a population of 9,890 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 ...

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 (which had a count of 7,676 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Atmore had an population of 9,890 people. This is a decrease of 2.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 28.84% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Atmore ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,169   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Flomaton   [Map]   1,389   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]   133   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Atmore. 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 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 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.

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About Escambia County

About Alabama

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>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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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), 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 we use 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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