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Welcome to Eclectic ...

The town of Eclectic is located in Elmore County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Eclectic has a population of 1,026 people<1> (see below for details).

Eclectic was incorporated in 1907.

The community of Eclectic is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Eclectic is located in the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Eclectic: 36024<3>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Eclectic had an population of 1,026 people. This is an increase of 2.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.06% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Eclectic ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Eclectic and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016
Claud   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Coosada   [Map]   1,244   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
East Tallassee   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Elmore   [Map]   1,307   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Equality   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Franklin   [Map]   132   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Eclectic. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Eclectic.

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

Websites for Eclectic ...

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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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Eclectic, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Eclectic.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Eclectic. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eclectic.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eclectic - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Eclectic. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Eclectic) 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 Eclectic. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Eclectic

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eclectic. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6373, Longitude: -86.0356     [Map].

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Eclectic.