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Welcome to Clanton ...

The city of Clanton is located in Chilton County<1> and is the County Seat for Chilton County.

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

The telephone area code for Clanton: (205)

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 total 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 (with a count of 7,800 people).

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

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.

  • Jemison [Chilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jemison
    • Jemison [Chilton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Clanton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,672 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jemison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jemison<7>
  • Thorsby [Chilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thorsby
    • Thorsby [Chilton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Clanton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,057 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorsby
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thorsby<7>
  • Maplesville [Chilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maplesville
    • Maplesville [Chilton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Clanton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 700 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maplesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maplesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maplesville<7>
  • Billingsley [Autauga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Billingsley
    • Billingsley [Autauga County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Clanton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 142 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Billingsley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Billingsley<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Verbena [Chilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Verbena
      • Verbena [Chilton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Clanton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Verbena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Verbena
    • Mountain Creek [Chilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Creek
      • Mountain Creek [Chilton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Clanton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Creek
    • Aucheucaula [Coosa County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aucheucaula
      • Aucheucaula [Coosa County] was located 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Clanton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aucheucaula have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Marbury [Autauga County]
    • White City [Autauga County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White City
      • White City [Autauga County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Clanton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White City
    • Tucker [Bibb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker
      • Tucker [Bibb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Clanton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tucker

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Chilton County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Chilton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clanton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clanton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Clanton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Clanton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Clanton includes: 35045 & 35046.
<6>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- Clanton) 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 Clanton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clanton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clanton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8422, Longitude: -86.6225       In this case, the coordinates for Clanton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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