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Welcome to Flomaton ...

The town of Flomaton is located in Escambia County<1>.

The pronunciation of Flomaton: FLOW-ma-tahn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Flomaton has a population of 1,393 people<3> (see below for details).

Flomaton was settled in 1869 and was incorporated in 1908.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Flomaton: The name Flomaton is a portmanteau<4> and is a combination of Florida, Alabama and town.

The community of Flomaton is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Flomaton is located in the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for Flomaton: 36441<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Flomaton had an population of 1,393 people. This is a decrease of 3.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.28% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Flomaton had a population of 1,440 people. This makes Flomaton the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Flomaton represents 0.03% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 218th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,440 people, the population of Flomaton decreased 9.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,588 people).

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

Communities near Flomaton ...

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

  • Atmore [Escambia County]
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    • Atmore [Escambia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Flomaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,107 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atmore have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atmore<9>
  • Brewton [Escambia County]
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    • Brewton [Escambia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Flomaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,210 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brewton<9>
  • East Brewton [Escambia County]
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    • East Brewton [Escambia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Flomaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,356 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Brewton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Brewton<9>
  • Jay [Santa Rosa County]
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    • Jay [Santa Rosa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Flomaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 634 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jay<9>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Riverview [Escambia County]
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      • Riverview [Escambia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of Flomaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 181 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverview have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pollard [Escambia County]
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      • Pollard [Escambia County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the east of Flomaton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 136 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pollard have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • McDavid [Escambia County]
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      • McDavid [Escambia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the south of Flomaton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McDavid have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Pine Barren [Escambia County]
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      • Pine Barren [Escambia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Flomaton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Barren have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Walnut Hill [Escambia County]
    • Huxford [Escambia County]
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      • Huxford [Escambia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Flomaton
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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 Flomaton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Flomaton.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Flomaton. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Flomaton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Flomaton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Escambia County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Escambia County: www.co.escambia.al.us/

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 Escambia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Flomaton. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Flomaton.
<4>A portmanteau (such as Flomaton) is the combination or contraction of two (or more) words, their sound and the meaning of those words to create a new word. For example, camera and recorder becomes camcorder.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Flomaton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Flomaton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Flomaton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Flomaton) 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 Flomaton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Flomaton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Flomaton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0039, Longitude: -87.2638    
<8>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.
<9>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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