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Welcome to Locust Fork ...

The town of Locust Fork is located in Blount County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Locust Fork: Locust Frk.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Locust Fork has a population of 1,197 people<3> (see below for details).

Locust Fork is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Locust Fork lies within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Locust Fork: 35097<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Locust Fork had an population of 1,197 people. This is an increase of 0.93% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.81% since the 2000 Census).

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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Locust Fork ...

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

  • Trussville [Jefferson County]
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    • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the south of Locust Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<7>
  • Center Point [Jefferson County]
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    • Center Point [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Locust Fork
    • Estimated population in 2015: 16,655 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center Point<7>
  • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
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    • Gardendale [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Locust Fork
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,177 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardendale<7>
  • Clay [Jefferson County]
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    • Clay [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Locust Fork
    • Estimated population in 2015: 9,655 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pinson [Jefferson County]
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      • Pinson [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of Locust Fork
      • Estimated population in 2015: 7,438 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pinson<7>
    • Oneonta [Blount County]
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      • Oneonta [Blount County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Locust Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,577 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneonta<7>
    • Margaret [Saint Clair County]
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      • Margaret [Saint Clair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Locust Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,137 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Margaret have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Margaret
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Margaret<7>
    • Argo [Saint Clair County]
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      • Argo [Saint Clair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Locust Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,348 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Argo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Springville [Saint Clair County]
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      • Springville [Saint Clair County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Locust Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,304 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springville<7>
    • Odenville [Saint Clair County]
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      • Odenville [Saint Clair County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Locust Fork
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,893 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Odenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odenville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odenville<7>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Locust Fork.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Locust Fork. See our Newspapers 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

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.

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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 Blount, 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 Locust Fork.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Locust Fork - 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 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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Locust Fork 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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