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Welcome to Clanton ...
The location of Clanton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Clanton has a population of 8,794 people<3> (see below for details).
Clanton was established in 1868.
The community of Clanton is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Clanton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Clanton is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.
The ZIP codes for Clanton: 35045-35046<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clanton had an population of 8,794 people. This is an increase of 2.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.74% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Clanton had a population of 8,619 people (which is 19.75% of the total population of Chilton County). This makes Clanton the county's most populous community.
The population of Clanton represents 0.18% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 71st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,619 people, the population of Clanton increased 10.5% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,800 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Clanton.
Adding Clanton to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Clanton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Clanton elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Clanton on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Clanton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Clanton - it's located in Iowa.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clanton.
Communities near Clanton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Clanton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clanton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clanton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clanton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Clanton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clanton. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Clanton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clanton ...
Looking for more information about Clanton? 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 Clanton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Clanton.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021