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The location of Excel

Welcome to Excel ...

The town of Excel is located in Monroe County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Excel has a population of 655 people<2> (see below for details).

Excel is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Excel is within the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for Excel: 36439<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Excel had a population of 723 people. This makes Excel the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Excel represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 297th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 723 people, the population of Excel increased 24.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 582 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Excel had an population of 655 people. This is a decrease of 9.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Excel ...

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 Excel and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Bermuda   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Goodway   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lenox   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Megargel   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Mexia   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Monroeville   [Map]   5,927   N   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Excel ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Excel - they are located in Alberta and Minnesota.

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

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 Excel. 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 Excel. 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 Excel.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Excel ...

Looking for more information about Excel? 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 Excel? 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 Excel, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Excel.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Monroe County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Excel. 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 Excel.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Excel - 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 Excel). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Excel 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 '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- Excel) 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 Excel. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Excel

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Excel. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4264, Longitude: -87.3433     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Excel have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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