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Daphne, Alabama

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The location of Daphne

Welcome to Daphne ...

The coastal city of Daphne is located in Baldwin County and is the County Seat for Baldwin County.

The location of Daphne has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Daphne has a population of 25,960 people<2> (see below for details).

Daphne is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Daphne lies within the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for Daphne: 36526<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Daphne had a population of 21,570 people (or 11.83% of the total population of Baldwin County). This makes Daphne the county's most populous community.

The population of Daphne represents 0.45% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 25th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 21,570 people, the population of Daphne increased 30.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,581 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Daphne had an population of 25,960 people. This is an increase of 20.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 56.56% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Daphne ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,169   N   18 miles [29 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,794   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,995   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   20,935   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Loxley   [Map]   2,336   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mobile   [Map]   190,265   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Daphne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Daphne - they are located in Georgia, Saskatchewan and Texas.

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

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 Daphne. 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 Daphne. 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 Daphne.

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

Websites for Daphne ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Daphne ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Daphne.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Daphne - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Daphne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6297, Longitude: -87.8891     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Daphne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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