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Welcome to Jacksons' Gap ...

The town of Jacksons' Gap is located in Tallapoosa County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Jacksons' Gap has a population of 814 people<1> (see below for details).

Jacksons' Gap is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Jacksons' Gap: (256) and (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Jacksons' Gap: 36861<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jacksons' Gap had a population of 828 people. This makes Jacksons' Gap the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Jacksons' Gap represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 275th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 828 people, the population of Jacksons' Gap increased 8.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 761 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Jacksons' Gap had an population of 814 people. This is a decrease of 1.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.96% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Jacksons' Gap.

Communities near Jacksons' Gap ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Alexander City   [Map]   14,595   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Alkehatchee - Historic   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   964   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,106   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Daviston   [Map]   209   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Goldville   [Map]   52   N   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

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 Jacksons' Gap. 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 Jacksons' Gap. 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 Jacksons' Gap.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Jacksons' Gap:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacksons' Gap ...

Looking for more information about Jacksons' Gap? 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 Jacksons' Gap, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jacksons' Gap.

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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 Jacksons' Gap.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jacksons' Gap - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>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 Jacksons' Gap). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jacksons' Gap or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Jacksons' Gap. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Jacksons' Gap) 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 Jacksons' Gap. 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 Jacksons' Gap

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jacksons' Gap. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8828, Longitude: -85.8150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Jacksons' Gap have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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