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Collinsville, Alabama

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Welcome to Collinsville ...

The town of Collinsville is located in DeKalb County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Collinsville has a population of 1,969 people<1> (see below for details).

Collinsville is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Collinsville (for example, toward Rome (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Telephone area codes for Collinsville: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Collinsville: 35961<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Collinsville had a population of 1,983 people. This makes Collinsville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Collinsville represents 0.04% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 182nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,983 people, the population of Collinsville increased 20.62% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,644 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Collinsville had an population of 1,969 people. This is a decrease of 0.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.77% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Collinsville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Collinsville and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,798   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,498   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,847   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Collinsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Collinsville - they are located in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

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 Collinsville. 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 Collinsville. 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 Collinsville. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Collinsville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About DeKalb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for DeKalb County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Collinsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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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 town (such as Collinsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Collinsville 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Collinsville) 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 Collinsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Collinsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Collinsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2647, Longitude: -85.8626     [Map].

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