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Welcome to Jacksons' Gap ...

The town of Jacksons' Gap is located in Tallapoosa County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jacksons' Gap has a population of 820 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Jacksons' Gap is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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).

Area codes for Jacksons' Gap: (256) and (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Jacksons' Gap: 36861<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jacksons' Gap had an population of 820 people. This is a decrease of 0.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.75% since the 2000 Census).

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).

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

Communities near Jacksons' Gap ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jacksons' Gap.

  • Alexander City [Tallapoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alexander City
    • Alexander City [Tallapoosa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the west of Jacksons' Gap
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,142 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alexander City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alexander City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alexander City<8>
  • Dadeville [Tallapoosa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dadeville
    • Dadeville [Tallapoosa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Jacksons' Gap
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,007 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dadeville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dadeville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dadeville<8>
  • Goodwater [Coosa County]
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    • Goodwater [Coosa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Jacksons' Gap
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,288 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goodwater
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goodwater<8>
  • Camp Hill [Tallapoosa County]
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    • Camp Hill [Tallapoosa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Jacksons' Gap
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 934 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Site [Tallapoosa County]
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      • New Site [Tallapoosa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Jacksons' Gap
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 755 people
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    • Kellyton [Coosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kellyton
      • Kellyton [Coosa County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Jacksons' Gap
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 208 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kellyton
    • Daviston [Tallapoosa County]
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      • Daviston [Tallapoosa County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Jacksons' Gap
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 203 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daviston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daviston<8>
    • Waverly [Chambers County]
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      • Waverly [Chambers County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Jacksons' Gap
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 143 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
    • Goldville [Tallapoosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Goldville
      • Goldville [Tallapoosa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Jacksons' Gap
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 54 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goldville
    • Alkehatchee [Tallapoosa County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alkehatchee
      • Alkehatchee [Tallapoosa County] was located 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Jacksons' Gap
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alkehatchee have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jacksons' Gap. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Adding Jacksons' Gap to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jacksons' Gap in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Jacksons' Gap was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Jacksons' Gap on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Jacksons' Gap on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Jacksons' Gap

The Communities of Alabama

About Tallapoosa County

About Alabama

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jacksons' Gap. 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 Tallapoosa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jacksons' Gap.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jacksons' Gap - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Jacksons' Gap. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jacksons' GapOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jacksons' Gap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8863, Longitude: -85.8114    
<7>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.
<8>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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