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Welcome to Livingston ...

The city of Livingston is located in Sumter County<1> and is the County Seat for Sumter County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Livingston has a population of 3,166 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Livingston.

Livingston is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Livingston: (205)

The ZIP code for Livingston: 35470<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Livingston had an population of 3,166 people. This is a decrease of 9.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.97% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Livingston had a population of 3,485 people (which is 25.32% of the total population of Sumter County). This makes Livingston the county's most populous community.

The population of Livingston represents 0.07% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,485 people, the population of Livingston increased 5.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,297 people).

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

Communities Also Named Livingston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 37 communities that are also named Livingston - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Livingston ...

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

  • York [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York [Sumter County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Livingston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,218 people
    • Former names for York:
    • New York Station
    • York Station
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<7>
  • Forkland [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forkland
    • Forkland [Greene County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Livingston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 583 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forkland
  • Epes [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Epes
    • Epes [Sumter County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Livingston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 326 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Epes have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Epes
  • Cuba [Sumter County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuba
    • Cuba [Sumter County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Livingston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 287 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuba
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boligee [Greene County]
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      • Boligee [Greene County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 276 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boligee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boligee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boligee<7>
    • Gainesville [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainesville
      • Gainesville [Sumter County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 182 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gainesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainesville
    • Geiger [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geiger
      • Geiger [Sumter County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 142 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geiger
    • Emelle [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emelle
      • Emelle [Sumter County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 46 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emelle
    • Moore Town [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moore Town
      • Moore Town [Sumter County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southeast of Livingston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moore Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moore Town
    • Boyd [Sumter County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boyd
      • Boyd [Sumter County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Livingston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyd have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyd

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 Livingston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Livingston.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Livingston. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Livingston.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Livingston ...

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

Adding Livingston to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Livingston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Livingston was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Livingston on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Livingston on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Livingston

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Livingston. 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 Sumter, 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 Livingston.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Livingston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Livingston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Livingston or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Livingston) 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 Livingston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LivingstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Livingston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.5983, Longitude: -88.1890       In this case, the coordinates for Livingston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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