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Providence, Alabama
(Marengo County)

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Welcome to Providence ...

The town of Providence is located in Marengo County<1>.

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

When the people of Providence refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Providentian<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Providence has a population of 197 people<4> (see below for details).

Providence is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Providence is located in the (334) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Providence had an population of 197 people. This is a decrease of 11.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 36.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Providence had a population of 223 people. This makes Providence the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 223 people, the population of Providence decreased 28.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 311 people).

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

Communities Also Named Providence ...

While we believe that this Providence is located in Marengo County, we know of another 7 Alabama communities named Providence. Those communities are located in the following counties: Butler, Cullman, Jefferson, Pickens, Randolph, Talladega and Walker County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 76 communities that are also named Providence - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (2), California (2), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (7), Louisiana, Maryland (4), Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (3), Missouri (2), North Carolina (6), Ohio (4), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (7), Texas (5), Utah, Virginia (3), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Providence ...

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

  • Demopolis [Marengo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Demopolis
    • Demopolis [Marengo County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Providence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,612 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Demopolis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Demopolis<7>
  • Uniontown [Perry County]
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    • Uniontown [Perry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Providence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,227 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uniontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Uniontown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Uniontown<7>
  • Thomaston [Marengo County]
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    • Thomaston [Marengo County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Providence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 381 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thomaston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thomaston
  • Sweet Water [Marengo County]
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    • Sweet Water [Marengo County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the south of Providence
    • Estimated population in 2019: 244 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sweet Water have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Water
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pennington [Choctaw County]
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      • Pennington [Choctaw County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Providence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 204 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pennington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pennington
    • Myrtlewood [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Myrtlewood
      • Myrtlewood [Marengo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Providence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 116 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Myrtlewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Myrtlewood
    • Faunsdale [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Faunsdale
      • Faunsdale [Marengo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Providence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 92 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Faunsdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Faunsdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Faunsdale<7>
    • Dayton [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
      • Dayton [Marengo County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Providence
      • Estimated population in 2019: 46 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dayton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
    • Pin Hook [Marengo County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pin Hook
      • Pin Hook [Marengo County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Providence
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pin Hook
    • Blue Lock [Marengo County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blue Lock
      • Blue Lock [Marengo County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Providence
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Lock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Providence ...

Looking for more information about Providence? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Providence, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Providence.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Providence. 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 Marengo, 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Providence refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Providence may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Providence.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Providence - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Providence) 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 Providence. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Providence

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Providence. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.3424, Longitude: -87.7761       In this case, the coordinates for Providence have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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