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Located in: Tuscaloosa County (see below)

Time Zone: Samantha lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (205)

ZIP Code: 35482<1>

Elevation: 390 feet [118.87 m] above sea level<2>

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<3>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Samantha. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4223, Longitude: -87.6053     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Samantha have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   33° 25' 20"
Lon:   -87° 36' 19"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<4>   Lake Tuscaloosa North

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Samantha

GNIS ID:   157010
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 67728

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About Tuscaloosa County

The community of Tuscaloosa is the County Seat for Tuscaloosa County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Tuscaloosa)


2017:<5>     207,811   (6.76% increase since 2010)  
2010:     194,656   (18.06% increase since 2000)
2000:     164,875

Total Area:<6>   1,351 sq. miles [3,499.7 km²]   - of which 2.18% is water (29.5 sq. miles [76.4 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   84,872

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Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Tuscaloosa

GNIS ID:   161588
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 125

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About Alabama

From the US Census


2017:     4,874,747   (1.99% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

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<1>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 community (such as Samantha). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Samantha or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Samantha - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Samantha, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<4>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Samantha.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2017.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Samantha. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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