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Beatrice, Alabama

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Welcome to Beatrice ...

The pronunciation of Beatrice: be-AT-tris<1>

The town of Beatrice is located in Monroe County.

When the people of Beatrice refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Beatrician<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Beatrice has a population of 280 people<3> (see below for details).

Beatrice is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Beatrice: (251)

The ZIP code for Beatrice: 36425<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Beatrice had a population of 301 people. This makes Beatrice the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 301 people, the population of Beatrice decreased 26.94% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 412 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Beatrice had an population of 280 people. This is a decrease of 6.98% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 32.04% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Beatrice ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017
Buena Vista   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Camden   [Map]   1,845   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
McWilliams   [Map]   ---   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   5,927   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   23   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pine Apple   [Map]   121   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Beatrice ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Beatrice - they are located in California (2), Georgia, Indiana, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Ontario, South Dakota, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Beatrice. 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 Beatrice. 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 Beatrice.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Beatrice:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Beatrice ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Beatrice refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Beatrice may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Beatrice.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Beatrice - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 town (such as Beatrice). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Beatrice or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Beatrice. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Beatrice) 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 Beatrice. 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 Beatrice

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Beatrice. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7333, Longitude: -87.2090     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Beatrice have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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