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Welcome to Natural Bridge ...

The town of Natural Bridge is located in Winston County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Natural Bridge, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1890.

A typical abbreviation for Natural Bridge: Natural Brg. (or less commonly used: Natural Brdg. or Natural Brdge.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Natural Bridge has a population of 35 people<2> (see below for details).

Natural Bridge is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Natural Bridge: (205) & (659)<4>

The ZIP code for Natural Bridge: 35577<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Natural Bridge had an population of 35 people. This is a decrease of 5.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Natural Bridge had a population of 37 people. This makes Natural Bridge the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 37 people, the population of Natural Bridge increased 32.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 28 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Natural Bridge.

Communities Also Named Natural Bridge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Natural Bridge - they are located in Florida, Kentucky (2), New York, Tennessee (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Natural Bridge ...

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

  • Winfield
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Haleyville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Guin
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guin
    • Guin is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,250 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guin <6>
  • Carbon Hill
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Hackleburg
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hackleburg
    • Hackleburg is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,249 people
  • Phil Campbell
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Double Springs
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Bear Creek
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
  • Brilliant
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brilliant have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brilliant
    • Brilliant is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 862 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brilliant <6>
  • Lynn
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynn
    • Lynn is located in Winston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 632 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Natural Bridge ...

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

Adding Natural Bridge to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Natural Bridge in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Natural Bridge was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Natural Bridge post office opened in 1890.

We also found Natural Bridge in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Natural Bridge.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Winston, 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 Natural Bridge.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Natural Bridge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (659) is an overlay for area code (205).
<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 Natural Bridge). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Natural Bridge or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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