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Welcome to McKenzie ...

The town of McKenzie is primarily located in Butler County<1>. A portion of McKenzie extends into Conecuh County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, McKenzie has a population of 492 people<3> (see below for details).

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

McKenzie is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for McKenzie: (334)

The ZIP code for McKenzie: 36456<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, McKenzie had an population of 492 people. This is a decrease of 7.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, McKenzie had a population of 530 people. This makes McKenzie the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of McKenzie represents 0.01% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 329th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 530 people, the population of McKenzie decreased 17.7% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 644 people).

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

Communities Also Named McKenzie ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named McKenzie - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Missouri, North Dakota and Tennessee.

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

Communities near McKenzie ...

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

  • Evergreen (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of McKenzie and is located in Conecuh County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,467 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Evergreen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Evergreen<7>
  • Georgiana (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgiana
    • Georgiana lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of McKenzie and is located in Butler County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,613 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgiana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgiana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgiana<7>
  • River Falls (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for River Falls
    • River Falls lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of McKenzie and is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for River Falls have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on River Falls
  • Red Level (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Red Level
    • Red Level lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of McKenzie and is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 474 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Level
  • Heath (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heath
    • Heath lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of McKenzie and is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 252 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heath have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heath
  • Gantt (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gantt
    • Gantt lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of McKenzie and is located in Covington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 214 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gantt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gantt
  • Chapman (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chapman
    • Chapman lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of McKenzie and is located in Butler County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chapman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chapman
  • Old Town (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Town
    • Old Town lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of McKenzie and is located in Conecuh County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Town
  • Starlington (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Starlington
    • Starlington lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of McKenzie and is located in Butler County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Starlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Starlington
  • Mount Union (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Union
    • Mount Union lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of McKenzie and is located in Conecuh County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Union

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McKenzie ...

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

Adding McKenzie to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of McKenzie 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 McKenzie was on a map titled Map of Alabama (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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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 Butler, 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 McKenzie.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McKenzie - 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 McKenzie). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether McKenzie 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- McKenzie) 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 McKenzie. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McKenzieOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in McKenzie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.5428, Longitude: -86.7246       In this case, the coordinates for McKenzie 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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