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Memphis, Alabama
(Pickens County)

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Welcome to Memphis ...

The town of Memphis is located in Pickens County.

When the people of Memphis refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Memphian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Memphis has a population of 28 people<2> (see below for details).

Memphis is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Memphis is within the (205) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Memphis had a population of 29 people. This makes Memphis the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 29 people, the population of Memphis decreased 12.12% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 33 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Memphis had an population of 28 people. This is a decrease of 3.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.15% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Memphis ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Memphis and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Aliceville   [Map]   2,357   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Beaver Town   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Carrollton   [Map]   980   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ethelsville   [Map]   73   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Geiger   [Map]   159   S   18 miles [29 km]
McMullen   [Map]   9   E   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Memphis ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Memphis: This one is located in Pickens County and the other is located in Houston County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 13 communities that are also named Memphis - they are located in Florida, Indiana, Michigan (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Tennessee and Texas.

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

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 Memphis. 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 Memphis. 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 Memphis.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Memphis ...

Looking for more information about Memphis? 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.

Looking for more information about Memphis? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Memphis, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Memphis.

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) Memphis. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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The Communities of Alabama

About Pickens County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Memphis refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Memphis may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Memphis.

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Memphis. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Memphis) 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 Memphis. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Memphis

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Memphis. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1369, Longitude: -88.3008     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Memphis 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 Memphis.