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Welcome to Montgomery ...

The city of Montgomery is located in Montgomery County<1>. It is the County Seat and the capital of Alabama.

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 is located in 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 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 (which had a count of 201,568 people).

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

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.

  • Prattville [Autauga County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prattville
    • Prattville [Autauga County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Montgomery
    • Estimated population in 2019: 35,957 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prattville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Prattville<6>
  • Millbrook [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millbrook
    • Millbrook [Elmore County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Montgomery
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,896 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millbrook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millbrook<6>
  • Pike Road [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pike Road
    • Pike Road [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Montgomery
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pike Road have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pike Road
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pike Road<6>
  • Wetumpka [Elmore County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wetumpka
    • Wetumpka [Elmore County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Montgomery
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wetumpka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wetumpka<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elmore [Elmore County]
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      • Elmore [Elmore County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Montgomery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,348 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elmore<6>
    • Coosada [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coosada
      • Coosada [Elmore County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the north of Montgomery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,298 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coosada have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coosada
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coosada<6>
    • Deatsville [Elmore County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deatsville
      • Deatsville [Elmore County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Montgomery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,237 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deatsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Deatsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deatsville<6>
    • Lowndesboro [Lowndes County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowndesboro
      • Lowndesboro [Lowndes County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Montgomery
      • Estimated population in 2019: 93 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowndesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowndesboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowndesboro<6>
    • English Village [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for English Village
      • English Village [Montgomery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Montgomery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for English Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on English Village
    • Sunshine Village [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sunshine Village
      • Sunshine Village [Montgomery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Montgomery
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sunshine Village have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sunshine Village

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 ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Montgomery County

About Alabama

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Montgomery.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montgomery - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Montgomery). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Montgomery or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Montgomery includes: 36101, 36102, 36103, 36104, 36105, 36106, 36107, 36108, 36109, 36110, 36111, 36112, 36113, 36114, 36115, 36116, 36117, 36118, 36119, 36120, 36123, 36124, 36130, 36131, 36132, 36133, 36134, 36140, 36141, 36177 & 36191.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Montgomery) 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 Montgomery. 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 Montgomery

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montgomery. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3775, Longitude: -86.2997    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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