A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Montgomery ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Montgomery has a population of 198,525 people<2> (see below for details).
Montgomery was established in 1816.
The community of Montgomery is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Montgomery lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Montgomery lies within the (334) area code.
The ZIP codes for Montgomery: 36101-36121, 36123-36125, 36130-36135, 36140-36142, 36177, 36191<4>
Websites for Montgomery ...
Official Website: www.montgomery.al.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.montgomerychamber.com/
Junior League: www.juniorleaguemontgomery.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Montgomery had an population of 198,525 people. This is a decrease of 3.52% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.51% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Montgomery had a population of 205,764 people (or 89.71% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Montgomery the county's most populous community.
The population of Montgomery represents 4.3% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 2nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 205,764 people, the population of Montgomery increased 2.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 201,568 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Montgomery.
Adding Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery 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 Montgomery on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named Montgomery ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Montgomery - they are located in Alberta, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas, Vermont, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Montgomery.
Communities near Montgomery ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Montgomery.
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 Montgomery. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Montgomery.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Montgomery. 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 Montgomery.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Montgomery. Our list includes 138 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Montgomery.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montgomery ...
Looking for more information about Montgomery? 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 Montgomery, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Montgomery.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Montgomery: www.montgomery.al.us/
The official website for Montgomery County: www.mc-ala.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021