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Jemison, Alabama

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Welcome to Jemison ...

The city of Jemison is located in Chilton County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Jemison has a population of 2,627 people<1> (see below for details).

Jemison is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Jemison lies within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Jemison: 35085<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jemison had a population of 2,585 people (which is 5.92% of the total population of Chilton County). This makes Jemison the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Jemison represents 0.05% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 148th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,585 people, the population of Jemison increased 14.99% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,248 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Jemison had an population of 2,627 people. This is an increase of 1.62% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.86% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Jemison ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Brierfield   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,979   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,756   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,647   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Lawley   [Map]   ---   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Maplesville   [Map]   703   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

See 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 Jemison. 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 Jemison. 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 Jemison.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jemison ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Chilton County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Jemison.

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

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<3>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 city (such as Jemison). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jemison or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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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- Jemison) 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 Jemison. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jemison

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jemison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9597, Longitude: -86.7469     [Map].

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