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The location of Petrey

Welcome to Petrey ...

The town of Petrey is located in Crenshaw County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Petrey has a population of 57 people<2> (see below for details).

Petrey is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Petrey lies within the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Petrey: 36062<4>

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 (which had a count of 63 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Petrey had an population of 57 people. This is a decrease of 1.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.52% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Petrey ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Troy   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the East (E) of Petrey

Located in Pike County

Luverne   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Petrey

Brantley   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Petrey

Rutledge   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Petrey

Goshen   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Petrey

Located in Pike County

Glenwood   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Petrey

Kent   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Petrey

Located in Pike County

Highland Home   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Petrey

Lapine   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Petrey

Located in Montgomery County

Social Town   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Petrey

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

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 Petrey. 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 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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 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 Petrey, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Petrey.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Crenshaw County

About Alabama

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:

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 Petrey.

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<3>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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<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 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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<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- Petrey) 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 Petrey. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Petrey

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Petrey. The point we use 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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