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Welcome to Parrish ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Parrish, you might consider that their post office opened in 1890.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Parrish has a population of 939 people<2> (see below for details).
Parrish is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Parrish lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Parrish is within the (205) area code.
The ZIP code for Parrish: 35580<4>
Going back to its beginning, The community of Parrish was originally named Hewitt. For more information about the names of Parrish, see The Names of Parrish on our Genealogy Page.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Parrish had an population of 939 people. This is a decrease of 4.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 25.95% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Parrish had a population of 982 people. This makes Parrish the county's 6th most populous community.
The population of Parrish represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 259th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 982 people, the population of Parrish decreased 22.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,268 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Parrish.
Communities Also Named Parrish ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Parrish - they are located in Colorado, Florida (2), Illinois, Iowa, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Parrish.
Communities near Parrish ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Parrish.
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 Parrish. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Parrish.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Parrish. 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 Parrish.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Parrish. See our Newspapers Page for Parrish.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parrish ...
Looking for more information about Parrish? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Parrish, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Parrish.
Adding Parrish to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Parrish 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 Parrish was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Parrish in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Parrish.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Parrish. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023