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Kinsey, Alabama

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The location of Kinsey

Welcome to Kinsey ...

The town of Kinsey is located in Houston County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Kinsey has a population of 2,185 people<2> (see below for details).

Kinsey is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Kinsey: (334)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kinsey had a population of 2,198 people. This makes Kinsey the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Kinsey represents 0.05% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 167th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,198 people, the population of Kinsey increased 22.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,796 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Kinsey had an population of 2,185 people. This is a decrease of 0.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.66% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Kinsey ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Abbeville   [Map]   2,567   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Ashford   [Map]   2,144   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cowarts   [Map]   2,040   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Dothan   [Map]   68,202   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,683   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Midland City   [Map]   2,362   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Kinsey ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Kinsey: This one is located in Houston County and the other is located in Henry County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 7 communities that are also named Kinsey - they are located in Florida, Indiana, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina and Ohio.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Kinsey.

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 Kinsey. 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 Kinsey. 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 Kinsey.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kinsey ...

Looking for more information about Kinsey? 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.

Looking for more information about Kinsey? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Kinsey, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Kinsey.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Houston County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Houston County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

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 Kinsey.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Kinsey) 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 Kinsey. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kinsey

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kinsey. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2927, Longitude: -85.3355     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kinsey have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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