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Welcome to Bay Minette ...

The city of Bay Minette is located in Baldwin County<1> and is the County Seat for Baldwin County.

The location of Bay Minette has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Bay Minette has a population of 9,354 people<3> (see below for details).

Bay Minette is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Bay Minette is located in the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for Bay Minette: 36507<5>

Websites for Bay Minette ...

Official Website:   www.cityofbayminette.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.northbaldwinchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Bay Minette had an population of 9,354 people. This is an increase of 16.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.62% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bay Minette had a population of 8,044 people. This makes Bay Minette the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Bay Minette represents 0.17% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 78th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,044 people, the population of Bay Minette increased 2.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,820 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bay Minette.

Communities near Bay Minette ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bay Minette.

  • Daphne [Baldwin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daphne
    • Daphne [Baldwin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Bay Minette
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,869 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daphne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daphne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daphne<7>
  • Saraland [Mobile County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saraland
    • Saraland [Mobile County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Bay Minette
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,649 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saraland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saraland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saraland<7>
  • Atmore [Escambia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atmore
    • Atmore [Escambia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Bay Minette
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,107 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atmore<7>
  • Spanish Fort [Baldwin County]
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    • Spanish Fort [Baldwin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Bay Minette
    • Estimated population in 2015: 8,065 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spanish Fort
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spanish Fort<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Satsuma [Mobile County]
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      • Satsuma [Mobile County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Bay Minette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,190 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Satsuma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Satsuma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Satsuma<7>
    • Chickasaw [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chickasaw
      • Chickasaw [Mobile County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Bay Minette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,702 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chickasaw have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chickasaw
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chickasaw<7>
    • Loxley [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loxley
      • Loxley [Baldwin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Bay Minette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,049 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loxley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loxley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loxley<7>
    • Creola [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Creola
      • Creola [Mobile County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Bay Minette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,036 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Creola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Creola
    • Mount Vernon [Mobile County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
      • Mount Vernon [Mobile County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Bay Minette
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<7>
    • Phillipsville [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillipsville
      • Phillipsville [Baldwin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the east of Bay Minette
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillipsville

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 Bay Minette. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bay Minette.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bay Minette. 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 Bay Minette.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bay Minette. See our Newspapers Page for Bay Minette.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bay Minette ...

Looking for more information about Bay Minette? 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 Bay Minette, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bay Minette.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Baldwin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Bay Minette: www.cityofbayminette.org/

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Baldwin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bay Minette.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bay Minette - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Bay Minette). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bay Minette or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bay Minette) 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 Bay Minette. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bay Minette

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bay Minette. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8828, Longitude: -87.7774       In this case, the coordinates for Bay Minette have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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