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Welcome to Lanett ...

The city of Lanett is located in Chambers County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Lanett has a population of 6,271 people<2> (see below for details).

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).

Lanett is located in the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Lanett: 36863<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lanett had a population of 6,468 people (or 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 total 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 (with a count of 7,897 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Lanett had an population of 6,271 people. This is a decrease of 3.05% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lanett ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lanett and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Cusseta   [Map]   121   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Five Points   [Map]   141   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Fredonia   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
LaFayette   [Map]   2,944   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Opelika   [Map]   30,240   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Valley   [Map]   9,259   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

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 Lanett. 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 Lanett. 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 Lanett. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 ...

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About Chambers County

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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.

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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 Lanett.

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

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<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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lanett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lanett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8618, Longitude: -85.2068     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lanett have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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