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Five Points, Alabama
Welcome to Five Points ...
The location of Five Points has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Five Points: Five Pts.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Five Points has a population of 143 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Five Points.
Five Points is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Five Points lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Five Points (for example, toward Rockwell Estates (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for Five Points: (334)
The ZIP code for Five Points: 36855<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Five Points had an population of 143 people. This is an increase of 1.42% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.05% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Five Points had a population of 141 people. This makes Five Points the county's 4th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 141 people, the population of Five Points decreased 3.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 146 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Five Points.
Adding Five Points to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Five Points in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Five Points elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Five Points on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Five Points ...
While we believe that this Five Points is located in Chambers County, we know of another 15 Alabama communities named Five Points. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blount, Cherokee, Cleburne, Covington, Dale, Dallas, Elmore, Greene, Houston, Lawrence, Lee, Madison, Marshall, Talladega and Walker County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 144 communities that are also named Five Points - they are located in California (6), Colorado, Connecticut (2), Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (21), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (10), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (3), Minnesota, Nebraska, New Brunswick (2), New Jersey (3), New Mexico, New York (4), North Carolina (11), Ohio (15), Pennsylvania (20), South Carolina (3), South Dakota, Tennessee (4), Texas (2), Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Five Points.
Communities near Five Points ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Five Points.
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 Five Points. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Five Points.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Five Points. 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 Five Points.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Five Points. See our Newspapers Page for Five Points.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Five Points ...
Looking for more information about Five Points? 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 Five Points, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Five Points.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Five Points. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Chambers County: www.chamberscounty.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 20 Jan 2021