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Welcome to Foley ...

The city of Foley is located in Baldwin County<1>.

The location of Foley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Foley has a population of 20,391 people<3> (see below for details).

Foley is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Foley is within the (251) area code.

The ZIP codes for Foley: 36535-36536<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Foley had an population of 20,391 people. This is an increase of 39.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 168.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Foley had a population of 14,618 people (which is 8.02% of the total population of Baldwin County). This makes Foley the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Foley represents 0.31% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 43rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,618 people, the population of Foley increased 92.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,590 people).

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

Communities Also Named Foley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Foley - they are located in Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Minnesota, Missouri, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Foley ...

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

  • Fairhope [Baldwin County]
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    • Fairhope [Baldwin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Foley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,677 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairhope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairhope<7>
  • Gulf Shores [Baldwin County]
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    • Gulf Shores [Baldwin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Foley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,757 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gulf Shores have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gulf Shores
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gulf Shores<7>
  • Robertsdale [Baldwin County]
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    • Robertsdale [Baldwin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Foley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,815 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robertsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robertsdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Robertsdale<7>
  • Orange Beach [Baldwin County]
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    • Orange Beach [Baldwin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Foley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,235 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orange Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orange Beach<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Loxley [Baldwin County]
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      • Loxley [Baldwin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Foley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,049 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loxley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loxley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loxley<7>
    • Silverhill [Baldwin County]
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      • Silverhill [Baldwin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Foley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,170 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silverhill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silverhill<7>
    • Magnolia Springs [Baldwin County]
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      • Magnolia Springs [Baldwin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Foley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 823 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Magnolia Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Magnolia Springs<7>
    • Perdido Beach [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perdido Beach
      • Perdido Beach [Baldwin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Foley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 649 people
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    • Elberta [Baldwin County]
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      • Elberta [Baldwin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Foley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,746 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elberta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elberta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elberta<7>
    • Summerdale [Baldwin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Summerdale
      • Summerdale [Baldwin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Foley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,681 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Summerdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summerdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summerdale<7>

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 Foley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Foley.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Foley. See our Newspapers Page for Foley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Foley ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Baldwin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.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 Baldwin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Foley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Foley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 city (such as Foley). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Foley or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Foley includes: 36535 & 36536.
<6>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- Foley) 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 Foley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Foley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Foley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3999, Longitude: -87.6643       In this case, the coordinates for Foley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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