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McIntosh, Alabama

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Welcome to McIntosh ...

The town of McIntosh is located in Washington County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, McIntosh has a population of 225 people<1> (see below for details).

McIntosh is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for McIntosh: (251)

The ZIP code for McIntosh: 36553<3>

Population Details ...

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 (which had a count of 244 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, McIntosh had an population of 225 people. This is a decrease of 5.46% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near McIntosh ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from McIntosh and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2016
Calvert   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Carlton   [Map]   ---   NE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chatom   [Map]   1,231   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Citronelle   [Map]   3,885   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairford   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Malcolm   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]

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

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.

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 McIntosh. 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 McIntosh. 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 McIntosh.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for McIntosh, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for McIntosh.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) McIntosh. 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.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for McIntosh.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McIntosh - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from McIntosh. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McIntosh

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McIntosh. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2650, Longitude: -88.0283     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McIntosh have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for McIntosh.