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Welcome to Petrey ...

The town of Petrey is located in Crenshaw County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Petrey has a population of 58 people<1> (see below for details).

Petrey is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Petrey: (334)

The ZIP code for Petrey: 36062<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Petrey had a population of 58 people. This makes Petrey the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 58 people, the population of Petrey decreased 7.94% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 63 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Petrey had an population of 58 people (or a decrease of 7.94% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Petrey ...

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brantley   [Map]   801   S   18 miles [29 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   188   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Goshen   [Map]   255   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Highland Home   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kent   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lapine   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

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 Petrey. 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 Petrey. 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 Petrey.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Petrey ...

Looking for more information about Petrey? 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 Petrey? 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 Petrey, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Petrey.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Petrey. 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.

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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.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Crenshaw County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Petrey.

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

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

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Petrey. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Petrey) 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 Petrey. 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 Petrey

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Petrey. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.8495, Longitude: -86.2057     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Petrey have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Petrey.