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Grimes, Alabama
(Dale County)

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The location of Grimes

Welcome to Grimes ...

The town of Grimes is located in Dale County.

The location of Grimes has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Grimes has a population of 540 people<2> (see below for details).

Grimes is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Grimes (for example, toward Blakely (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Grimes: (334)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grimes had a population of 558 people. This makes Grimes the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Grimes represents 0.01% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 321st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 558 people, the population of Grimes increased 21.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 459 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Grimes had an population of 540 people. This is a decrease of 3.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.65% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Grimes ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Dothan   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Grimes

Located in Houston County

Ozark   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Grimes

Daleville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of Grimes

Headland   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Grimes

Located in Henry County

Hartford   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Grimes

Located in Geneva County

Taylor   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Grimes

Located in Houston County

Kinsey   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Grimes

Located in Houston County

Ashford   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Grimes

Located in Houston County

Cowarts   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Grimes

Located in Houston County

Level Plains   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Grimes

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

Communities Also Named Grimes ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Grimes: This one is located in Dale County and the other is located in Tuscaloosa County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 12 communities that are also named Grimes - they are located in California, Georgia, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grimes. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grimes. 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 Grimes.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grimes ...

Looking for more information about Grimes? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grimes.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grimes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grimes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2999, Longitude: -85.4503     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grimes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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