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The location of Carolina









Welcome to Carolina ...

The town of Carolina is located in Covington County.

The location of Carolina has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Carolina has a population of 295 people<2> (see below for details).

Carolina is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Carolina, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Carolina: (334)

The ZIP code for Carolina: 36420<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Carolina had a population of 297 people. This makes Carolina the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 297 people, the population of Carolina increased 19.76% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 248 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Carolina had an population of 295 people. This is a decrease of 0.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Carolina ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Carolina and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Andalusia   [Map]   8,787   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Babbie   [Map]   599   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,913   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Heath   [Map]   254   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lockhart   [Map]   504   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,468   E   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Carolina ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Carolina - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi (2), North Carolina (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (2), Texas and West Virginia.

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

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 Carolina. 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 Carolina. 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 Carolina.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carolina ...

Looking for more information about Carolina? 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.

Looking for more information about Carolina? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Carolina, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Carolina.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Carolina.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Carolina - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Carolina). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Carolina or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Carolina) 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 Carolina. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carolina

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carolina. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2337, Longitude: -86.5227     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Carolina have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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