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Fort Deposit, Alabama
(Lowndes County)

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Welcome to Fort Deposit ...

The town of Fort Deposit is located in Lowndes County.

A typical abbreviation for Fort Deposit: Ft. Deposit

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Fort Deposit has a population of 1,186 people<1> (see below for details).

Fort Deposit is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Fort Deposit: (334)

The ZIP code for Fort Deposit: 36032<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fort Deposit had a population of 1,344 people (or 11.89% of the total population of Lowndes County). This makes Fort Deposit the county's most populous community.

The population of Fort Deposit represents 0.03% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 223rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,344 people, the population of Fort Deposit increased 5.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,270 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Fort Deposit had an population of 1,186 people. This is a decrease of 11.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.61% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fort Deposit.

Communities near Fort Deposit ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Bragg's   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Davenport   [Map]   ---   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gordonville   [Map]   289   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Greenville   [Map]   7,632   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hayneville   [Map]   821   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Highland Home   [Map]   ---   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fort Deposit.

Communities Also Named Fort Deposit ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Fort Deposit: This one is located in Lowndes County and the other is located in Marshall County.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fort Deposit. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fort Deposit. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fort Deposit. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fort Deposit:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Deposit ...

Looking for more information about Fort Deposit? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Fort Deposit, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fort Deposit.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fort Deposit.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Deposit - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Fort Deposit). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fort Deposit or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Fort Deposit. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Fort Deposit) 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 Fort Deposit. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Deposit

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Deposit. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9863, Longitude: -86.5664     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Fort Deposit have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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