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Welcome to Piedmont ...
The location of Piedmont has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Piedmont, you might consider that their post office opened in 1888.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Piedmont has a population of 4,513 people<3> (see below for details).
Piedmont is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Piedmont lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Piedmont (for example, toward Grady (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Piedmont: (256) and (938)<5>
The ZIP code for Piedmont: 36272<6>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Piedmont had an population of 4,513 people. This is a decrease of 7.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.86% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Piedmont had a population of 4,878 people. This makes Piedmont the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Piedmont represents 0.1% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 107th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,878 people, the population of Piedmont decreased 4.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,120 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Piedmont.
Communities Also Named Piedmont ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Alabama communities named Piedmont: This one is located in Calhoun County and the other is located in Madison County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 35 communities that are also named Piedmont - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia (3), Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia (4), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Piedmont.
Communities near Piedmont ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Piedmont.
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 Piedmont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Piedmont.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Piedmont. 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 Piedmont.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Piedmont. See our Newspapers Page for Piedmont.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Piedmont ...
Looking for more information about Piedmont? 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 Piedmont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Piedmont.
Adding Piedmont to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Piedmont 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 Piedmont was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Piedmont in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Piedmont.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Piedmont. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023