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Phenix City, Alabama

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Located in: Primarily Russell County (see below). A portion of Phenix City extends into Lee County.

Time Zone: Phenix City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<1>

Telephone Area Code: (334)

ZIP Codes: 36867-36870<2>

Elevation: 390 feet [118.87 m] above sea level<3>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Phenix City)


2016:<4>     37,132   (13.13% increase since 2010)  
2010:     32,822   (16.12% increase since 2000)
2000:     28,265

Total Area:<5>   27.91 sq. miles [72.3 km²]

Housing Units:<6>   15,198

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<7>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Phenix City. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4626, Longitude: -85.0231     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Phenix City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   32° 27' 45"
Lon:   -85° 1' 23"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<8>   Phenix City

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Phenix City

GNIS ID:   2404510
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 59472

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Phenix City)

About Russell County

The city of Phenix City is the County Seat for Russell County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Russell)


2016:     58,172   (9.87% increase since 2010)  
2010:     52,947   (6.41% increase since 2000)
2000:     49,756

Total Area:   647 sq. miles [1,676.2 km²]

Housing Units:   24,595

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Russell

GNIS ID:   161583
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 113

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Phenix City)

About Alabama

From the US Census


2016:     4,863,300   (1.75% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Phenix City)

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<1>While Phenix City is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

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<2>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 city (such as Phenix City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Phenix City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Phenix City includes: 36867, 36868, 36869 & 36870.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Phenix City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2016.

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<5>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Phenix City. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<6>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<7>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Phenix City, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<8>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Phenix City.

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