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Carolina, Alabama

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Welcome to Carolina ...

The town of Carolina is located in Covington County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Carolina has a population of 296 people<1> (see below for details).

Carolina is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Carolina lies within the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Carolina: 36420<3>

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 (that had a count of 248 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Carolina had an population of 296 people. This is a decrease of 0.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.35% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Carolina ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Carolina and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Andalusia   [Map]   8,968   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Babbie   [Map]   600   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Florala   [Map]   1,952   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Heath   [Map]   255   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lockhart   [Map]   514   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Opp   [Map]   6,586   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Carolina. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Carolina.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Carolina. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Covington County

About Alabama

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:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>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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<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 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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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Carolina. 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Carolina

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Carolina. The point that we are using 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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Carolina.