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The location of Killen









Welcome to Killen ...

The town of Killen is located in Lauderdale County.

The location of Killen has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Killen has a population of 972 people<2> (see below for details).

Killen is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Killen: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Killen: 35645<5>

Population Details ...

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 total 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Killen had an population of 972 people. This is a decrease of 12.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.14% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Killen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Killen and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Florence   [Map]   39,852   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   14,022   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rogersville   [Map]   1,230   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   8,930   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Town Creek   [Map]   1,051   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Tuscumbia   [Map]   8,398   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

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 Killen. 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 Killen. 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 Killen.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Killen.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Killen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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

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<6>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 from Point A (ie- Killen) 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 Killen. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Killen

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Killen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8600, Longitude: -87.5289     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Killen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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