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Welcome to Phil Campbell ...

The town of Phil Campbell is located in Franklin County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Phil Campbell, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1892.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Phil Campbell has a population of 1,078 people<2> (see below for details).

Phil Campbell is 1,020 feet [311 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Phil Campbell: (205) & (659)<4>

The ZIP code for Phil Campbell: 35581<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Phil Campbell had an population of 1,078 people. This is a decrease of 6.1% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.19% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Phil Campbell had a population of 1,148 people. This makes Phil Campbell the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Phil Campbell represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 241st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,148 people, the population of Phil Campbell increased 5.22% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,091 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Phil Campbell.

Communities near Phil Campbell ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Phil Campbell.

  • Russellville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Haleyville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Hackleburg
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hackleburg
    • Hackleburg is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,249 people
  • Bear Creek
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Littleville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littleville
    • Littleville is located in Colbert County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 992 people
  • Hodges
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hodges have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hodges
    • Hodges is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 284 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hodges <6>
  • Natural Bridge
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Churntown
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Churntown
    • Churntown is located in Franklin County
  • Rockwood
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockwood have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockwood
    • Rockwood is located in Franklin County
  • Littleville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littleville
    • Littleville is located in Winston County

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 Phil Campbell. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Phil Campbell.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Phil Campbell. 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 Phil Campbell.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Phil Campbell. See our Newspapers Page for Phil Campbell.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Phil Campbell ...

Looking for more information about Phil Campbell? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Phil Campbell, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Phil Campbell.

Adding Phil Campbell to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Phil Campbell 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 Phil Campbell was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Phil Campbell post office opened in 1892.

We also found Phil Campbell on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Phil Campbell.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Phil Campbell.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Phil Campbell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (659) is an overlay for area code (205).
<5>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 Phil Campbell). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Phil Campbell or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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