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Lipscomb, Alabama

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Welcome to Lipscomb ...

The city of Lipscomb is located in Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Lipscomb has a population of 2,133 people<1> (see below for details).

Lipscomb was established in 1910.

The community of Lipscomb is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Lipscomb is located in the (205) area code.

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 2016 Census Estimates, Lipscomb had an population of 2,133 people. This is a decrease of 3.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.22% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Lipscomb ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Lipscomb and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   212,157   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Lipscomb. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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 Tourism Map for Lipscomb.

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) Lipscomb. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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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.

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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 Lipscomb.

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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Lipscomb. 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, 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 that we are using 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lipscomb.