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Welcome to The Colony ...

The Colony is located in Cullman County<1>.

The location of The Colony has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, The Colony has a population of 289 people<3> (see below for details).

The Colony is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for The Colony: (256) and (938)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, The Colony had an population of 289 people. This is an increase of 7.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, The Colony had a population of 268 people.

With a 2010 count of 268 people, the population of The Colony decreased 30.39% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 385 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for The Colony.

Communities Also Named The Colony ...

While we believe that this The Colony is located in Cullman County, we know of another 3 Alabama communities named The Colony. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cullman, Talladega and Tuscaloosa County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 22 communities that are also named The Colony - they are located in Georgia, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland (2), Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas (4), Utah, Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near The Colony ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near The Colony.

  • Cullman [Cullman County]
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    • Cullman [Cullman County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of The Colony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,034 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cullman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cullman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cullman<7>
  • Kimberly [Jefferson County]
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    • Kimberly [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of The Colony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,593 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimberly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimberly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kimberly<7>
  • Hanceville [Cullman County]
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    • Hanceville [Cullman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of The Colony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanceville<7>
  • Warrior [Jefferson County]
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    • Warrior [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of The Colony
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,210 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warrior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrior
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrior<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Good Hope [Cullman County]
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      • Good Hope [Cullman County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of The Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,362 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Hope
    • Sumiton [Walker County]
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      • Sumiton [Walker County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of The Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,332 people
      • Former names for Sumiton:
      • Commercial
      • Democrat
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumiton<7>
    • Morris [Jefferson County]
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      • Morris [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of The Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,149 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dora [Walker County]
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      • Dora [Walker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of The Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,905 people
      • Former name for Dora:
      • Sharon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dora<7>
    • Hayden [Blount County]
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      • Hayden [Blount County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of The Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,343 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayden<7>
    • Cleveland [Blount County]
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      • Cleveland [Blount County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of The Colony
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,306 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cleveland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cleveland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cleveland<7>

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 The Colony. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for The Colony.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of The Colony. 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 The Colony.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around The Colony. See our Newspapers Page for The Colony.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for The Colony ...

Looking for more information about The Colony? 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 The Colony, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for The Colony.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

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 Cullman, 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 The Colony.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around The Colony - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- The Colony) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in The Colony. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9457, Longitude: -86.9017       In this case, the coordinates for The Colony 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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