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Oneonta, Alabama

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Welcome to Oneonta ...

The city of Oneonta is located in Blount County and is the County Seat for Blount County.

The pronunciation of Oneonta: oh-nee-on-tuh<1>

When the people of Oneonta refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Oneontans<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Oneonta has a population of 6,638 people<3> (see below for details).

Oneonta is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Oneonta: (205)

The ZIP code for Oneonta: 35121<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oneonta had a population of 6,567 people (which is 11.46% of the total population of Blount County). This makes Oneonta the county's most populous community.

The population of Oneonta represents 0.14% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 84th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,567 people, the population of Oneonta increased 17.77% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,576 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Oneonta had an population of 6,638 people. This is an increase of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.05% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Oneonta ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Oneonta and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017
Argo   [Map]   4,268   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Ashville   [Map]   2,291   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,670   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,308   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,391   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Oneonta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Oneonta - they are located in California, Kansas, Kentucky, New York and Oregon.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Oneonta. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oneonta. 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 Oneonta. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oneonta ...

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Oneonta. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>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 Oneonta refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Oneonta may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oneonta.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oneonta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 city (such as Oneonta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oneonta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oneonta) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Oneonta. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oneonta

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oneonta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9482, Longitude: -86.4724     [Map].

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