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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<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fort Deposit: Ft. Deposit

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fort Deposit has a population of 1,155 people<3> (see below for details).

Fort Deposit is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

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<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fort Deposit had an population of 1,155 people. This is a decrease of 14.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.06% since the 2000 Census).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Fort Deposit ...

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

  • Greenville [Butler County]
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    • Greenville [Butler County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Fort Deposit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,395 people
    • Former name for Greenville:
    • Buttsville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<7>
  • Mosses [Lowndes County]
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    • Mosses [Lowndes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Fort Deposit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 874 people
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  • Hayneville [Lowndes County]
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    • Hayneville [Lowndes County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Fort Deposit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 784 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hayneville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hayneville<7>
  • Gordonville [Lowndes County]
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    • Gordonville [Lowndes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Fort Deposit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 278 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordonville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sandy Ridge [Lowndes County]
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      • Sandy Ridge [Lowndes County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Fort Deposit
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    • Davenport [Lowndes County]
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      • Davenport [Lowndes County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Fort Deposit
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davenport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davenport
    • Letohatchee [Lowndes County]
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      • Letohatchee [Lowndes County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Fort Deposit
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    • Honoraville [Crenshaw County]
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      • Honoraville [Crenshaw County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Fort Deposit
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Honoraville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honoraville
    • Bragg's [Lowndes County]
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      • Bragg's [Lowndes County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Fort Deposit
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bragg's have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Highland Home [Crenshaw County]
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      • Highland Home [Crenshaw County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Fort Deposit
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland Home have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland Home
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highland Home<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 Fort Deposit. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fort Deposit.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Fort Deposit.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fort Deposit. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fort Deposit. 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 Lowndes, 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 Fort Deposit.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fort Deposit - 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 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).
<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- 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 for our own planning, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.9863, Longitude: -86.5664       In this case, the coordinates for Fort Deposit 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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