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Locust Fork, Alabama

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Welcome to Locust Fork ...

The town of Locust Fork is located in Blount County.

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

A typical abbreviation for Locust Fork: Locust Frk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Locust Fork has a population of 1,207 people<2> (see below for details).

Locust Fork is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Locust Fork is located in the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Locust Fork: 35097<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Locust Fork had a population of 1,186 people. This makes Locust Fork the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Locust Fork represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 238th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,186 people, the population of Locust Fork increased 16.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,016 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Locust Fork had an population of 1,207 people. This is an increase of 1.77% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.8% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Locust Fork.

Communities near Locust Fork ...

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 Locust Fork and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Argo   [Map]   4,268   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,906   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Margaret   [Map]   4,813   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Odenville   [Map]   3,760   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Locust Fork ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Locust Fork - it's located in Ohio.

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

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 Locust Fork. 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 Locust Fork. 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 Locust Fork.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Locust Fork ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Locust Fork.

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

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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 Locust Fork). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Locust Fork 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Locust Fork) 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 Locust Fork. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Locust Fork

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Locust Fork. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8825, Longitude: -86.6420     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Locust Fork have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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