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Welcome to Kinsey ...
The location of Kinsey has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Kinsey, you might consider that their post office opened in 1866.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Kinsey has a population of 2,270 people<3> (see below for details).
Kinsey is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<4>.
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 Rock Hill (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Kinsey is within the boundaries of the (334) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kinsey had an population of 2,270 people. This is an increase of 3.28% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.39% since the 2000 Census).
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 (with a count of 1,796 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Kinsey.
Communities Also Named Kinsey ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
Communities near Kinsey ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Kinsey.
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 Kinsey. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kinsey.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Kinsey.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kinsey. See our Newspapers 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.
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.
Adding Kinsey to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Kinsey 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 Kinsey was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Kinsey on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Kinsey.
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: www.houstoncounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Sep 2023