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Welcome to Pisgah ...

The town of Pisgah is located in Jackson County<1>.

The location of Pisgah has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Pisgah has a population of 692 people<3> (see below for details).

Pisgah is 1,360 feet [415 m] above sea level.<4>.

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 Euthtilloga (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Pisgah: (256) & (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Pisgah: 35765<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Pisgah had an population of 692 people. This is a decrease of 4.16% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.98% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Pisgah ...

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

  • Scottsboro [Jackson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsboro
    • Scottsboro [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the west of Pisgah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,436 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsboro<8>
  • Fort Payne [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Payne
    • Fort Payne [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southeast of Pisgah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,074 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Payne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Payne<8>
  • Rainsville [DeKalb County]
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    • Rainsville [DeKalb County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Pisgah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,123 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainsville<8>
  • Henagar [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henagar
    • Henagar [DeKalb County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the southeast of Pisgah
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,363 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henagar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henagar<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bridgeport [Jackson County]
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      • Bridgeport [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the north of Pisgah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,297 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Bridgeport:
      • Jonesville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<8>
    • Stevenson [Jackson County]
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      • Stevenson [Jackson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Pisgah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,951 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stevenson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stevenson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stevenson<8>
    • Sylvania [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvania
      • Sylvania [DeKalb County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the south of Pisgah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvania
    • Fyffe [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fyffe
      • Fyffe [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Pisgah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,045 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fyffe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fyffe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fyffe<8>
    • Hollywood [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
      • Hollywood [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the west of Pisgah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollywood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<8>
    • Powell [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell
      • Powell [DeKalb County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the south of Pisgah
      • Estimated population in 2019: 967 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Pisgah.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Pisgah. See our Newspapers 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: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Pisgah.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pisgah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>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).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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       In this case, the coordinates for Pisgah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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