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Welcome to Florence ...
The location of Florence has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Florence has a population of 39,852 people<2> (see below for details).
Florence was established in 1818.
The community of Florence is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Florence lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Florence: (256) and (938)<4>
The ZIP codes for Florence: 35630-35634<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Florence had a population of 39,319 people (or 42.41% of the total population of Lauderdale County). This makes Florence the county's most populous community.
The population of Florence represents 0.82% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 39,319 people, the population of Florence increased 8.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 36,264 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Florence had an population of 39,852 people. This is an increase of 1.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.89% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Florence.
Communities near Florence ...
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 Florence and not the distance if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Florence.
Communities Also Named Florence ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 63 communities that are also named Florence - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey (2), New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina, South Dakota (3), Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Florence.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Florence:
Websites for Florence ...
Official Website: www.florenceal.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Florence ...
Looking for more information about Florence? 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 Florence, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Florence.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Florence: www.florenceal.org/
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This page was last modified: 17 Dec 2018