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Welcome to Cowarts ...
The location of Cowarts has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Cowarts, you might consider that their post office opened in 1880.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cowarts has a population of 2,075 people<3> (see below for details).
Cowarts is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Cowarts lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Cowarts (for example, toward Cedar Springs (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Cowarts is within the (334) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cowarts had an population of 2,075 people. This is an increase of 10.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.22% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cowarts had a population of 1,871 people. This makes Cowarts the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Cowarts represents 0.04% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 191st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,871 people, the population of Cowarts increased 21.02% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,546 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cowarts.
Communities Also Named Cowarts ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Alabama communities named Cowarts: This one is located in Houston County and the other is located in Henry County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 4 communities that are also named Cowarts - they are located in Georgia (2) and North Carolina.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cowarts.
Communities near Cowarts ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cowarts.
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 Cowarts. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cowarts.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cowarts. 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 Cowarts.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cowarts. See our Newspapers Page for Cowarts.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cowarts ...
Looking for more information about Cowarts? 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 Cowarts, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cowarts.
Adding Cowarts to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cowarts 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 Cowarts was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Cowarts on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Cowarts.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cowarts. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Houston County: www.houstoncounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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