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Welcome to Petrey ...
The location of Petrey has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Petrey, you might consider that their post office opened in 1887.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Petrey has a population of 58 people<3> (see below for details).
Petrey is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.
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<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Petrey had an population of 58 people (or a decrease of 7.94% since the 2000 Census).
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).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Petrey.
Communities near Petrey ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Petrey.
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 Petrey. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Petrey.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Petrey.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Petrey. See our Newspapers 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.
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.
Adding Petrey to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Petrey 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 Petrey was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Petrey in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Petrey.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023