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Gilbertown, Alabama

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Welcome to Gilbertown ...

The town of Gilbertown is located in Choctaw County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Gilbertown has a population of 203 people<1> (see below for details).

Gilbertown is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Gilbertown lies within the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for Gilbertown: 36908<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gilbertown had a population of 215 people. This makes Gilbertown the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 215 people, the population of Gilbertown increased 14.97% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 187 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Gilbertown had an population of 203 people. This is a decrease of 5.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.56% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Gilbertown ...

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

Community   2016
Aquilla   [Map]   ---   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bladon Springs   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bolinger   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,773   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coffeeville   [Map]   334   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cullomburg   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

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 Gilbertown. 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 Gilbertown. 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 Gilbertown.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gilbertown ...

Looking for more information about Gilbertown? 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 Gilbertown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Gilbertown.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Gilbertown. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 Gilbertown.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gilbertown - 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 Gilbertown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gilbertown 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 'straight-line' distance starting from Gilbertown. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gilbertown) 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 Gilbertown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gilbertown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gilbertown. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8758, Longitude: -88.3195     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Gilbertown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Gilbertown.