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Welcome to Lanett ...

The city of Lanett is located in Chambers County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lanett has a population of 6,166 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Lanett.

Lanett is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: While Lanett is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Lanett: (334)

The ZIP code for Lanett: 36863<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lanett had an population of 6,166 people. This is a decrease of 4.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 21.92% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lanett had a population of 6,468 people (which is 18.9% of the total population of Chambers County). This makes Lanett the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Lanett represents 0.14% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,468 people, the population of Lanett decreased 18.1% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,897 people).

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

Communities near Lanett ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lanett.

  • Opelika [Lee County]
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    • Opelika [Lee County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Lanett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 31,135 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Opelika have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Opelika
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opelika<7>
  • LaGrange [Troup County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaGrange
    • LaGrange [Troup County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Lanett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,741 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for LaGrange have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaGrange
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaGrange<7>
  • Mountain Hill [Harris County]
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    • Mountain Hill [Harris County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Lanett
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 11,554 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Hill
  • LaFayette [Chambers County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for LaFayette
    • LaFayette [Chambers County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Lanett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,870 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on LaFayette
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for LaFayette<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pine Mountain [Harris County]
    • Sunny Point [Troup County]
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      • Sunny Point [Troup County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Lanett
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,303 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunny Point have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunny Point
    • Hamilton [Harris County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamilton
      • Hamilton [Harris County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Lanett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,141 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<7>
    • Mountainbrook [Harris County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountainbrook
      • Mountainbrook [Harris County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Lanett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountainbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountainbrook
    • Sassafrass Hills [Troup County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sassafrass Hills
      • Sassafrass Hills [Troup County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Lanett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 255 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sassafrass Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sassafrass Hills
    • Five Points [Chambers County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Five Points
      • Five Points [Chambers County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Lanett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Five Points have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Five Points

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 Lanett. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lanett.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lanett. 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 Lanett.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lanett. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lanett.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lanett ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Chambers County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chambers County: www.chamberscounty.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Chambers, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lanett.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lanett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Lanett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Lanett or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Lanett) 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 Lanett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LanettOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lanett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8680, Longitude: -85.1927    
<6>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.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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