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Lipscomb, Alabama

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Welcome to Lipscomb ...

The city of Lipscomb is located in Jefferson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Lipscomb has a population of 2,149 people<2> (see below for details).

Lipscomb was established in 1910.

The community of Lipscomb is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Lipscomb: (205)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lipscomb had a population of 2,210 people. This makes Lipscomb the county's 24th most populous community.

The population of Lipscomb represents 0.05% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,210 people, the population of Lipscomb decreased 10.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,458 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lipscomb had an population of 2,149 people. This is a decrease of 2.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.57% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lipscomb ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Lipscomb and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2018
Alabaster   [Map]   33,340   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,538   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   209,880   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,529   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,397   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hoover   [Map]   85,108   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lipscomb ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Lipscomb - they are located in Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Lipscomb. 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 Lipscomb. 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 Lipscomb.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Lipscomb:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lipscomb ...

Looking for more information about Lipscomb? 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.

Looking for more information about Lipscomb? 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 Lipscomb, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Lipscomb.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

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 Lipscomb.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Lipscomb) 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 Lipscomb. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lipscomb

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lipscomb. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4261, Longitude: -86.9260     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lipscomb have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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