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Welcome to Coaling ...
The location of Coaling has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Coaling, you might consider that their post office opened in 1879.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Coaling has a population of 1,651 people<3> (see below for details).
Coaling is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Coaling lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Coaling: (205) & (659)<5>
The ZIP code for Coaling: 35449<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Coaling had an population of 1,651 people. This is a decrease of 0.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 48.07% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Coaling had a population of 1,657 people. This makes Coaling the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Coaling represents 0.03% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 204th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,657 people, the population of Coaling increased 48.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,115 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Coaling.
Communities Also Named Coaling ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Coaling - it's located in Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Coaling.
Communities near Coaling ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Coaling.
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 Coaling. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Coaling.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Coaling. 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 Coaling.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Coaling. See our Newspapers Page for Coaling.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coaling ...
Looking for more information about Coaling? 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 Coaling, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Coaling.
Adding Coaling to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Coaling in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Coaling was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Coaling in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Coaling.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024