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McIntosh, Alabama

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Welcome to McIntosh ...

The town of McIntosh is located in Washington County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, McIntosh has a population of 215 people<3> (see below for details).

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

McIntosh is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

McIntosh is located in the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for McIntosh: 36553<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, McIntosh had an population of 215 people. This is a decrease of 9.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.89% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, McIntosh had a population of 238 people. This makes McIntosh the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 238 people, the population of McIntosh decreased 2.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 244 people).

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

Adding McIntosh to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of McIntosh elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named McIntosh ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named McIntosh - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, New Mexico, Ontario (3), South Dakota and Washington.

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

Communities near McIntosh ...

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

  • Citronelle [Mobile County]
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    • Citronelle [Mobile County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of McIntosh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,861 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Citronelle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Citronelle<7>
  • Mount Vernon [Mobile County]
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    • Mount Vernon [Mobile County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of McIntosh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,495 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<7>
  • Chatom [Washington County]
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    • Chatom [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of McIntosh
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,182 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatom
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatom<7>
  • Malcolm [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Malcolm
    • Malcolm [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the south of McIntosh
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Malcolm
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fairford [Washington County]
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      • Fairford [Washington County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of McIntosh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairford
    • Calvert [Mobile County]
    • Sims Chapel [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sims Chapel
      • Sims Chapel [Washington County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of McIntosh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sims Chapel
    • Sunflower [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunflower
      • Sunflower [Washington County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of McIntosh
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunflower
    • Carlton [Clarke County]
    • Wagarville [Washington County]

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around McIntosh. See our Newspapers Page for McIntosh.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McIntosh ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Washington County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Washington, 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 McIntosh.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McIntosh - 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 McIntosh). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether McIntosh 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 drawn from Point A (ie- McIntosh) 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 McIntosh. 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 McIntosh

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McIntosh. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2650, Longitude: -88.0283       In this case, the coordinates for McIntosh 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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