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Welcome to Heath ...

The town of Heath is located in Covington County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Heath has a population of 256 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Heath is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Heath lies within the (334) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Heath had an population of 256 people. This is an increase of 0.79% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Heath had a population of 254 people. This makes Heath the county's 9th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 254 people, the population of Heath increased 2.01% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 249 people).

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

Communities Also Named Heath ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Heath - they are located in Alberta, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee (2), Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Heath ...

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

  • Opp [Covington County]
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    • Opp [Covington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Heath
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,390 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opp
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opp<6>
  • Brantley [Crenshaw County]
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    • Brantley [Crenshaw County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Heath
    • Estimated population in 2019: 768 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brantley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brantley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brantley<6>
  • Babbie [Covington County]
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    • Babbie [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Heath
    • Estimated population in 2019: 596 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Babbie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Babbie
  • Kinston [Coffee County]
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    • Kinston [Coffee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Heath
    • Estimated population in 2019: 547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kinston<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • River Falls [Covington County]
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      • River Falls [Covington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Heath
      • Estimated population in 2019: 535 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for River Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • McKenzie [Butler County]
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      • McKenzie [Butler County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Heath
      • Estimated population in 2019: 492 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McKenzie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKenzie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKenzie<6>
    • Red Level [Covington County]
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      • Red Level [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Heath
      • Estimated population in 2019: 478 people
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    • Dozier [Crenshaw County]
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      • Dozier [Crenshaw County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Heath
      • Estimated population in 2019: 320 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dozier have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dozier
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dozier<6>
    • Carolina [Covington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carolina
      • Carolina [Covington County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Heath
      • Estimated population in 2019: 295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carolina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carolina
    • Sanford [Covington County]
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      • Sanford [Covington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southeast of Heath
      • Estimated population in 2019: 254 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sanford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sanford

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Heath. 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 Heath.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Heath ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Covington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Heath. 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 Covington, 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 Heath.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Heath - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Heath) 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 Heath. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Heath

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Heath. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.3578, Longitude: -86.4672       In this case, the coordinates for Heath 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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