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Welcome to Collinsville ...

The town of Collinsville is located in DeKalb County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Collinsville has a population of 1,963 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).

Area codes for Collinsville: (256) and (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 (which had a count of 1,644 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Collinsville had an population of 1,963 people. This is a decrease of 1.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.4% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Collinsville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<5>.

Community   2016
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,790   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,555   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,841   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Collinsville. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Collinsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Collinsville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Collinsville. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Collinsville.

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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 starting in Collinsville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2647, Longitude: -85.8626     [Map].

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Collinsville.