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Welcome to Langston ...

The town of Langston is located in Jackson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Langston has a population of 263 people<1> (see below for details).

Langston is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 Menlo (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Langston: (256) and (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Langston: 35755<4>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 254 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Langston had an population of 263 people. This is a decrease of 2.59% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Langston ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Langston and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Crossville   [Map]   1,847   S   18 miles [29 km]
Fyffe   [Map]   1,018   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Grant   [Map]   908   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,429   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   969   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
New Hope   [Map]   2,842   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Langston. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Langston.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Langston. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jackson County

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Langston.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Langston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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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 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).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Langston. 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, 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5374, Longitude: -86.0901     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Langston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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