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Myrtlewood, Alabama

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Welcome to Myrtlewood ...

The town of Myrtlewood is located in Marengo County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Myrtlewood has a population of 122 people<1> (see below for details).

Myrtlewood is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Myrtlewood: (334)

The ZIP code for Myrtlewood: 36763<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Myrtlewood had a population of 130 people. This makes Myrtlewood the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 130 people, the population of Myrtlewood decreased 6.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 139 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Myrtlewood had an population of 122 people. This is a decrease of 6.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.23% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Myrtlewood ...

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

Community   2016
Blue Lock - Historic   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Butler   [Map]   1,773   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Cedahoma - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dayton   [Map]   49   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   7,019   N   18 miles [29 km]
Linden   [Map]   1,988   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

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 Myrtlewood. 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 Myrtlewood. 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 Myrtlewood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Myrtlewood ...

Looking for more information about Myrtlewood? 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 Myrtlewood? 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 Myrtlewood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Myrtlewood.

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) Myrtlewood. 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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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 Myrtlewood.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Myrtlewood - 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 Myrtlewood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Myrtlewood 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Myrtlewood. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Myrtlewood) 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 Myrtlewood. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Myrtlewood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Myrtlewood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.2521, Longitude: -87.9493     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Myrtlewood 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 Myrtlewood.