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Epes, Alabama

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The location of Epes

Welcome to Epes ...

The town of Epes is located in Sumter County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Epes has a population of 172 people<2> (see below for details).

Epes is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Epes is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Epes: 35460<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Epes had a population of 192 people. This makes Epes the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 192 people, the population of Epes decreased 6.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 206 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Epes had an population of 172 people. This is a decrease of 10.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.5% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Epes ...

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 you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Bethel - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Boligee   [Map]   302   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Emelle   [Map]   49   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Eutaw   [Map]   2,687   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Forkland   [Map]   600   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Gainesville   [Map]   187   N   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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 Epes. 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 Epes. 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 Epes.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Epes ...

Looking for more information about Epes? 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.

Looking for more information about Epes? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Epes, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Epes.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Sumter County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama:

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 Epes.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Epes - 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 town (such as Epes). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Epes 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' (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- Epes) 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 Epes. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Epes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Epes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6906, Longitude: -88.1273     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Epes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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