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Welcome to Grant ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Grant, you might consider that their post office opened in 1887.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Grant has a population of 903 people<2> (see below for details).
Grant is 1,220 feet [372 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Grant lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Grant (for example, toward Menlo (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Area codes for Grant: (256) & (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Grant: 35747<5>
Websites for Grant ...
Official Website: www.grantalabama.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grant had an population of 903 people. This is an increase of 0.78% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 35.79% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Grant had a population of 896 people. This makes Grant the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Grant represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 267th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 896 people, the population of Grant increased 34.74% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 665 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Grant.
Communities Also Named Grant ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 53 communities that are also named Grant - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (7), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (2), Michigan (4), Minnesota (2), Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Grant.
Communities near Grant ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Grant.
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 Grant. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grant.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grant. 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 Grant.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grant. See our Newspapers Page for Grant.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grant ...
Looking for more information about Grant? 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 Grant, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Grant.
Adding Grant to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Grant in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Grant was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Grant in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Grant.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Grant: www.grantalabama.com/
The official website for Marshall County: www.marshallco.org/www/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023