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Welcome to Carbon Hill ...

The city of Carbon Hill is located in Walker County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Carbon Hill has a population of 1,928 people<1> (see below for details).

Carbon Hill was settled in 1886.

The community of Carbon Hill is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Carbon Hill: (205)

The ZIP code for Carbon Hill: 35549<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Carbon Hill had a population of 2,021 people. This makes Carbon Hill the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Carbon Hill represents 0.04% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 178th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,021 people, the population of Carbon Hill decreased 2.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,071 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Carbon Hill had an population of 1,928 people. This is a decrease of 4.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.9% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Carbon Hill.

Communities near Carbon Hill ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Carbon Hill and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Berry   [Map]   1,098   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Brilliant   [Map]   871   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Double Springs   [Map]   1,036   N   18 miles [29 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   491   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jasper   [Map]   13,618   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Lynn   [Map]   641   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Carbon Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Carbon Hill - they are located in Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Ohio and Tennessee.

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

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 Carbon Hill. 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 Carbon Hill. 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 Carbon Hill. Our list includes 10 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carbon Hill ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Walker County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Carbon Hill. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Carbon Hill.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carbon Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Carbon Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Carbon Hill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Carbon Hill) 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 Carbon Hill. 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 Carbon Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carbon Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8921, Longitude: -87.5262     [Map].

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