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Welcome to Daviston ...

The town of Daviston is located in Tallapoosa County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Daviston has a population of 210 people<2> (see below for details).

Daviston is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Daviston: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Daviston: 36256<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Daviston had an population of 210 people. This is a decrease of 1.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.35% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Daviston had a population of 214 people. This makes Daviston the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 214 people, the population of Daviston decreased 19.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 267 people).

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

Communities Also Named Daviston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Daviston - it's located in South Carolina.

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

Communities near Daviston ...

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

  • Alexander City [Tallapoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander City
    • Alexander City [Tallapoosa County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Daviston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,317 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexander City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexander City<8>
  • Roanoke [Randolph County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanoke
    • Roanoke [Randolph County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Daviston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roanoke have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roanoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roanoke<8>
  • Dadeville [Tallapoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dadeville
    • Dadeville [Tallapoosa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Daviston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,053 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dadeville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dadeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dadeville<8>
  • LaFayette [Chambers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaFayette
    • LaFayette [Chambers County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Daviston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,910 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFayette<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lineville [Clay County]
    • Ashland [Clay County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
      • Ashland [Clay County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Daviston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,895 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Camp Hill [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Hill
      • Camp Hill [Tallapoosa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Daviston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 950 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<8>
    • Jacksons' Gap [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksons' Gap
      • Jacksons' Gap [Tallapoosa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Daviston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 827 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksons' Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksons' Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksons' Gap<8>
    • Wedowee [Randolph County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wedowee
      • Wedowee [Randolph County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Daviston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 794 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wedowee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wedowee<8>
    • New Site [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Site
      • New Site [Tallapoosa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Daviston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 760 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Site

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Daviston ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Tallapoosa County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Tallapoosa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Daviston.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Daviston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>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 Daviston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Daviston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Daviston) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Daviston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Daviston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Daviston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0521, Longitude: -85.6422    
<7>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.
<8>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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