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Coker, Alabama

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Welcome to Coker ...

The town of Coker is located in Tuscaloosa County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Coker has a population of 980 people<1> (see below for details).

Coker is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Coker: (205)

The ZIP code for Coker: 35452<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Coker had a population of 979 people. This makes Coker the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Coker represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 260th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 979 people, the population of Coker increased 21.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 808 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Coker had an population of 980 people. This is an increase of 0.1% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.29% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Coker ...

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

Community   2017
Buhl   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,660   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Elrod   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gordo   [Map]   1,644   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lake Front Village   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Coker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Coker - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Nebraska and Texas.

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

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 Coker. 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 Coker. 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 Coker.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Coker ...

Looking for more information about Coker? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Coker, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Coker.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Coker. 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.

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Coker.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Coker - 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 Coker). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Coker 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Coker. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Coker) 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 Coker. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Coker

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Coker. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2444, Longitude: -87.6811     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Coker 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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