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Ozark, Alabama

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Welcome to Ozark ...

The city of Ozark is located in Dale County and is the County Seat for Dale County.

The location of Ozark has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Ozark has a population of 14,428 people<2> (see below for details).

Ozark was established in 1822.

The community of Ozark is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Ozark (for example, toward Blakely (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Ozark is within the boundaries of the (334) area code.

The ZIP codes for Ozark: 36360-36361<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ozark had a population of 14,907 people (which is 29.67% of the total population of Dale County). This makes Ozark the county's most populous community.

The population of Ozark represents 0.31% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 38th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,907 people, the population of Ozark decreased 1.4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 15,119 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Ozark had an population of 14,428 people. This is a decrease of 3.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.57% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Ozark ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Ozark and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Ariton   [Map]   739   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Clio   [Map]   1,476   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,122   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   28,247   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Headland   [Map]   4,683   E   18 miles [29 km]
Level Plains   [Map]   2,029   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Ozark ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Ozark - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Ohio and Oklahoma (2).

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

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 Ozark. 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 Ozark. 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 Ozark. Our list includes 8 papers.

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

Websites for Ozark ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ozark ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ozark.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ozark - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

Our list of ZIP Codes for Ozark includes: 36360 & 36361.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ozark) 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 Ozark. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ozark

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ozark. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.4505, Longitude: -85.6472     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ozark have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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