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Red Bay, Alabama

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Welcome to Red Bay ...

The city of Red Bay is located in Franklin County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Red Bay has a population of 3,063 people<2> (see below for details).

Red Bay is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Red Bay: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Red Bay: 35582<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Red Bay had a population of 3,158 people (which is 9.96% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Red Bay the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Red Bay represents 0.07% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 134th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,158 people, the population of Red Bay decreased 6.4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,374 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Red Bay had an population of 3,063 people. This is a decrease of 3.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.22% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Red Bay.

Communities Also Named Red Bay ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Red Bay - they are located in Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario.

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

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 Red Bay. 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 Red Bay. 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 Red Bay. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Bay ...

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

Communities near Red Bay ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fulton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Red Bay

Located in Itawamba County (MS)

Belmont   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Red Bay

Located in Tishomingo County (MS)

Tremont   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Red Bay

Located in Itawamba County (MS)

Weston   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Red Bay

Located in Marion County

Vina   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Red Bay

Tishomingo   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Red Bay

Located in Tishomingo County (MS)

Hodges   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Red Bay

Marietta   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Red Bay

Located in Prentiss County (MS)

Golden   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Red Bay

Located in Tishomingo County (MS)

Paden   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Red Bay

Located in Tishomingo County (MS)

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

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Red Bay.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Red Bay - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<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 city (such as Red Bay). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Red Bay or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Red Bay) 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 Red Bay. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Red Bay

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Red Bay. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4357, Longitude: -88.1362     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Red Bay have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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