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Citronelle, Alabama

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The location of Citronelle

Welcome to Citronelle ...

The city of Citronelle is located in Mobile County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Citronelle has a population of 3,900 people<2> (see below for details).

Citronelle was established in 1811.

The community of Citronelle is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Citronelle lies within the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for Citronelle: 36522<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Citronelle had a population of 3,905 people. This makes Citronelle the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Citronelle represents 0.08% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 125th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,905 people, the population of Citronelle increased 6.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,659 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Citronelle had an population of 3,900 people. This is a decrease of 0.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Citronelle ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Creola   [Map]   1,995   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Deer Park   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gulfcrest   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
McIntosh   [Map]   223   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mount Vernon   [Map]   1,501   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Satsuma   [Map]   6,154   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Citronelle ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Citronelle - it's located in Florida.

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

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 Citronelle. 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 Citronelle. 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 Citronelle.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Citronelle ...

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

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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 Citronelle.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Citronelle - 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 city (such as Citronelle). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Citronelle 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Citronelle) 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 Citronelle. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Citronelle

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Citronelle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0957, Longitude: -88.2476     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Citronelle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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