Welcome to Prichard ...
The city of Prichard is located in Mobile County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Prichard has a population of 21,732 people<1> (see below for details).
Prichard is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Prichard lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Prichard is located in the (251) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Prichard had a population of 22,659 people (which is 5.49% of the total population of Mobile County). This makes Prichard the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Prichard represents 0.47% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 23rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 22,659 people, the population of Prichard decreased 20.86% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 28,633 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Prichard had an population of 21,732 people. This is a decrease of 4.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 24.1% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Prichard ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Prichard and not the distance if driven.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Prichard.
Communities Also Named Prichard ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Prichard - they are located in Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Prichard.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Prichard. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Prichard. 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 Prichard.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Prichard:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prichard ...
Looking for more information about Prichard? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Prichard, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Prichard.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Prichard. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Prichard.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Prichard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Prichard. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Prichard) to Point B.|
If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Prichard. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Prichard
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prichard. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7736, Longitude: -88.1297 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Prichard have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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