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Welcome to Pell City ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Pell City, you might consider that their post office opened in 1887.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Pell City has a population of 14,071 people<2> (see below for details).
Pell City is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Pell City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Pell City (for example, toward Tallapoosa (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Pell City is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.
The ZIP codes for Pell City: 35125, 35128<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pell City had an population of 14,071 people. This is an increase of 10.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 47.11% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pell City had a population of 12,695 people (or 15.19% of the total population of Saint Clair County). This makes Pell City the county's most populous community.
The population of Pell City represents 0.27% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,695 people, the population of Pell City increased 32.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,565 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pell City.
Communities near Pell City ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Pell City.
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 Pell City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Pell City.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Pell City. 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 Pell City.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pell City. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Pell City.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pell City ...
Looking for more information about Pell City? 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 Pell City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pell City.
Adding Pell City to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Pell City 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 Pell City was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Pell City in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Pell City.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Saint Clair County: www.stclairco.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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