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Welcome to Attalla ...
Attalla was established in 1870.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Attalla has a population of 5,857 people<2> (see below for details).
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 Etna (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Area codes for Attalla: (256) and (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Attalla: 35954<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Attalla had an population of 5,857 people. This is a decrease of 3.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.15% since the 2000 Census).
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 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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Attalla.
Communities near Attalla ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Attalla.
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 Attalla. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Attalla.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Attalla. 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 Attalla.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Attalla. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Attalla.
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.
Adding Attalla to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Attalla 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 Attalla was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Attalla on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Attalla.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 25 Sep 2023