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Daviston, Alabama

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Welcome to Daviston ...

The town of Daviston is located in Tallapoosa County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Daviston has a population of 209 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 LaGrange (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

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

The ZIP code for Daviston: 36256<5>

Population Details ...

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 (with a count of 267 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Daviston had an population of 209 people. This is a decrease of 2.34% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.72% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Daviston ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Daviston and not the distance if driven.<6>.

Community   2017
Alexander City   [Map]   14,595   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ashland   [Map]   1,932   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   964   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,106   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   814   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
LaFayette   [Map]   2,944   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

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 Daviston. 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 Daviston. 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 Daviston.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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

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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 Daviston.

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

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<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).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Daviston) 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 Daviston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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: 33.0557, Longitude: -85.6371     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Daviston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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