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Welcome to Forkland ...

The town of Forkland is located in Greene County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Forkland has a population of 588 people<3> (see below for details).

Forkland is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Forkland is located in the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Forkland: 36740<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Forkland had an population of 588 people. This is a decrease of 9.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Forkland had a population of 649 people (or 7.18% of the total population of Greene County). This makes Forkland the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Forkland represents 0.01% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 305th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 649 people, the population of Forkland increased 3.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 629 people).

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

Communities Also Named Forkland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Forkland - they are located in Kentucky, Mississippi and Virginia.

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

Communities near Forkland ...

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

  • Demopolis [Marengo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Demopolis
    • Demopolis [Marengo County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Forkland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,612 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Demopolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Demopolis<7>
  • Livingston [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livingston
    • Livingston [Sumter County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Forkland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,260 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston<7>
  • Eutaw [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eutaw
    • Eutaw [Greene County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Forkland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,603 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eutaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eutaw<7>
  • Greensboro [Hale County]
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    • Epes [Sumter County]
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      • Epes [Sumter County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Forkland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 329 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Epes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Epes
    • Akron [Hale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Akron
      • Akron [Hale County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Forkland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 328 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Akron
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Akron<7>
    • Boligee [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boligee
      • Boligee [Greene County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Forkland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 280 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boligee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boligee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boligee<7>
    • Newbern [Hale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newbern
      • Newbern [Hale County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Forkland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 173 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newbern have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newbern
    • Arcola [Hale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcola
      • Arcola [Hale County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Forkland
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcola
    • Sawyerville [Hale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sawyerville
      • Sawyerville [Hale County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Forkland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sawyerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sawyerville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sawyerville<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 Forkland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Forkland.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Forkland ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Greene, 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 Forkland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Forkland - 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 town (such as Forkland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Forkland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Forkland) 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 Forkland. 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 Forkland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Forkland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.6488, Longitude: -87.8671       In this case, the coordinates for Forkland 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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