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Pisgah, Alabama
(Jackson County)

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The location of Pisgah

Welcome to Pisgah ...

The town of Pisgah is located in Jackson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Pisgah has a population of 701 people<2> (see below for details).

Pisgah is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Pisgah (for example, toward Linwood (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Pisgah: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Pisgah: 35765<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Pisgah had a population of 722 people. This makes Pisgah the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Pisgah represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 298th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 722 people, the population of Pisgah increased 2.27% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 706 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pisgah had an population of 701 people. This is a decrease of 2.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.71% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Pisgah ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Pisgah and not the distance if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017
Bridgeport   [Map]   2,312   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fyffe   [Map]   1,018   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,353   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hollywood   [Map]   969   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Powell   [Map]   965   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Pisgah ...

While we believe that this Pisgah is located in Jackson County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Pisgah. Those communities are located in the following counties: Limestone and Montgomery County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 28 communities that are also named Pisgah - they are located in Arkansas (3), California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi (3), Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee (4), Texas (2), Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pisgah.

See 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 Pisgah. 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 Pisgah. 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 Pisgah.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Pisgah:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pisgah ...

Looking for more information about Pisgah? 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 Pisgah, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pisgah.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Jackson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pisgah. 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 Pisgah.

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

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<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 Pisgah). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Pisgah or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pisgah) 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 Pisgah. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pisgah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pisgah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6845, Longitude: -85.8454     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pisgah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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