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Welcome to Eclectic ...

The town of Eclectic is located in Elmore County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eclectic has a population of 1,002 people<2> (see below for details).

While we don't have a date for the establishment of Eclectic, you might get a feel for its founding by knowing that they incorporated in 1907.

Eclectic is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Eclectic: (334)

The ZIP code for Eclectic: 36024<4>

Websites for Eclectic ...

Official Website: www.townofeclectic.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eclectic had an population of 1,002 people. This is an increase of 0.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eclectic had a population of 1,001 people. This makes Eclectic the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Eclectic represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 257th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,001 people, the population of Eclectic decreased 3.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,037 people).

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

Communities near Eclectic ...

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

  • Wetumpka [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wetumpka
    • Wetumpka [Elmore County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Eclectic
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,431 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wetumpka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wetumpka<6>
  • Tallassee [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallassee
    • Tallassee [Elmore County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Eclectic
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,454 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallassee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallassee<6>
  • Elmore [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmore
    • Elmore [Elmore County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Eclectic
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,352 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmore<6>
  • Coosada [Elmore County]
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    • Coosada [Elmore County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Eclectic
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,315 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coosada
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coosada<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Franklin [Macon County]
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      • Franklin [Macon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Eclectic
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 512 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
    • Shorter [Macon County]
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      • Shorter [Macon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Eclectic
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 383 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shorter have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shorter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shorter<6>
    • Central [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Central
      • Central [Elmore County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Eclectic
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central
    • Claud [Elmore County]
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      • Claud [Elmore County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Eclectic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claud have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claud
    • Jordan [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jordan
      • Jordan [Elmore County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Eclectic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jordan have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jordan
    • Kent [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
      • Kent [Elmore County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Eclectic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kent<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eclectic ...

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

Adding Eclectic to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Eclectic in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Eclectic was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Eclectic on our Genealogy Page.

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Elmore County

About Alabama

The official website for Eclectic: www.townofeclectic.com/

The official website for Elmore County: www.elmoreco.org/

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 Elmore, 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 Eclectic.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eclectic - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 town (such as Eclectic). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eclectic or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Eclectic) 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 Eclectic. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EclecticOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eclectic. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6361, Longitude: -86.0353    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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