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Welcome to Langston ...

The town of Langston is located in Jackson County<1>.

The location of Langston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Langston has a population of 262 people<3> (see below for details).

Langston is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Langston: (256) and (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Langston: 35755<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Langston had an population of 262 people. This is a decrease of 2.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Langston had a population of 270 people. This makes Langston the county's 12th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 270 people, the population of Langston increased 6.3% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 254 people).

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

Communities Also Named Langston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Langston - they are located in Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina and Oklahoma.

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

Communities near Langston ...

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

  • Scottsboro [Jackson County]
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    • Scottsboro [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the north of Langston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsboro<8>
  • Guntersville [Marshall County]
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    • Guntersville [Marshall County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Langston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,571 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntersville<8>
  • Rainsville [DeKalb County]
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    • Rainsville [DeKalb County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Langston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainsville<8>
  • New Hope [Madison County]
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    • New Hope [Madison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Langston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,916 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Hope<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Henagar [DeKalb County]
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      • Henagar [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Langston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,363 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henagar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henagar<8>
    • Sylvania [DeKalb County]
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      • Sylvania [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Langston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvania
    • Crossville [DeKalb County]
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      • Crossville [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Langston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,857 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossville<8>
    • Fyffe [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fyffe
      • Fyffe [DeKalb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Langston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,045 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fyffe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fyffe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fyffe<8>
    • Hollywood [Jackson County]
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      • Hollywood [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Langston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollywood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<8>
    • Powell [DeKalb County]
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      • Powell [DeKalb County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the east of Langston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 967 people
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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 Langston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Langston.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Langston. See our Newspapers Page for Langston.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Langston ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Langston.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Langston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>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 Langston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Langston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Langston) 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 Langston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Langston

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Langston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5374, Longitude: -86.0901       In this case, the coordinates for Langston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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