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Welcome to Killen ...
The location of Killen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Killen, you might consider that their post office opened in 1896.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Killen has a population of 960 people<3> (see below for details).
Killen is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Killen lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Area codes for Killen: (256) and (938)<5>
The ZIP code for Killen: 35645<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Killen had an population of 960 people. This is a decrease of 13.36% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.21% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Killen had a population of 1,108 people. This makes Killen the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Killen represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 244th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,108 people, the population of Killen has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,119 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Killen.
Communities near Killen ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Killen.
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 Killen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Killen.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Killen. 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 Killen.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Killen. See our Newspapers Page for Killen.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Killen ...
Looking for more information about Killen? 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 Killen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Killen.
Adding Killen to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Killen in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Killen was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Killen on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Killen.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024