A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada

Perdido Beach, Alabama

Nearby Census Genealogy
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Other AL

The location of Perdido Beach

Click for Interactive Map

Click for Interactive Map
Click here for an interactive map for
Perdido Beach
and the surrounding area.
Learn About
The Commemorative
Quarter for
The Commemorative Quarter for Alabama

Welcome to Perdido Beach ...

Perdido Beach is located in Baldwin County.

A typical abbreviation for Perdido Beach: Perdido Bch.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Perdido Beach has a population of 641 people<1> (see below for details).

Perdido Beach was established in 1901 and was incorporated April 21, 2009.

Perdido Beach is near sea level<2>.

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

Note: If you leave Perdido Beach and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Perdido Beach is within the boundaries of the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for Perdido Beach: 36530<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Perdido Beach had a population of 581 people. This makes Perdido Beach the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Perdido Beach represents 0.01% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 318th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 581 people, the population of Perdido Beach increased 1.4% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 573 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Perdido Beach had an population of 641 people. This is an increase of 10.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.87% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Perdido Beach.

Communities near Perdido Beach ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Perdido Beach and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Elberta   [Map]   1,679   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,607   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,689   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Magnolia Springs   [Map]   802   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Orange Beach   [Map]   5,981   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Robertsdale   [Map]   5,990   NW   18 miles [29 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Perdido Beach. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Perdido Beach. 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 Perdido Beach.

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

Websites for Perdido Beach ...

Official Website: www.townofperdidobeach.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Perdido Beach ...

Looking for more information about Perdido Beach? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Perdido Beach? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Perdido Beach, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Perdido Beach.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Perdido Beach. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Search for a Alabama Community

About Baldwin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Perdido Beach: www.townofperdidobeach.org/

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

- Return to Citation

<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Perdido Beach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

- Return to Citation

<3>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 community (such as Perdido Beach). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Perdido Beach or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

- Return to Citation

<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Perdido Beach. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Perdido Beach) 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 Perdido Beach. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Perdido Beach

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Perdido Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.3454, Longitude: -87.5060     [Map].

- Return to Citation

<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

- Return to Citation

For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Perdido Beach.