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Welcome to Attalla ...
The city of Attalla is located in Etowah County.
The location of Attalla has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Attalla has a population of 5,827 people<2> (see below for details).
Attalla was established in 1870.
The community of Attalla is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Attalla lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Attalla (for example, toward Cave Spring (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Area codes for Attalla: (256) & (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Attalla: 35954<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Attalla had a population of 6,048 people (which is 5.79% of the total population of Etowah County). This makes Attalla the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Attalla represents 0.13% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 94th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,048 people, the population of Attalla decreased 8.25% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,592 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Attalla had an population of 5,827 people. This is a decrease of 3.65% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.6% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Attalla.
Communities near Attalla ...
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 driven.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Attalla.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Attalla ...
Looking for more information about Attalla? 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 Attalla, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Attalla.
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019