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Welcome to Grimes ...

The town of Grimes is located in Dale County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Grimes has a population of 556 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Grimes.

Grimes is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 Rock Hill (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Grimes is located in the (334) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Grimes had an population of 556 people. This is a decrease of 0.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.13% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (which had a count of 459 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Grimes ...

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

  • Dothan [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dothan
    • Dothan [Houston County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Grimes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68,941 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dothan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dothan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dothan<6>
  • Ozark [Dale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
    • Ozark [Dale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Grimes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,284 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<6>
  • Daleville [Dale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
    • Daleville [Dale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Grimes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,102 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daleville<6>
  • Headland [Henry County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Headland
    • Headland [Henry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Grimes
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,712 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Headland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Headland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hartford [Geneva County]
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      • Hartford [Geneva County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Grimes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,578 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<6>
    • Taylor [Houston County]
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      • Taylor [Houston County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Grimes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,428 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
    • Kinsey [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinsey
      • Kinsey [Houston County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Grimes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,267 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinsey
    • Ashford [Houston County]
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      • Ashford [Houston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Grimes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,181 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashford<6>
    • Cowarts [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowarts
      • Cowarts [Houston County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Grimes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,079 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowarts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowarts
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowarts<6>
    • Level Plains [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Level Plains
      • Level Plains [Dale County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Grimes
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,002 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Level Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Level Plains

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 Grimes. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Grimes.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grimes. See our Newspapers 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.

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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Dale County

About Alabama

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.

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 Dale, 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 Grimes.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grimes - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Grimes have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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