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Welcome to Samson ...

The city of Samson is located in Geneva County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Samson has a population of 1,873 people<2> (see below for details).

Samson is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Samson, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Samson: (334)

The ZIP code for Samson: 36477<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Samson had a population of 1,940 people (or 7.24% of the total population of Geneva County). This makes Samson the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Samson represents 0.04% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 187th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,940 people, the population of Samson decreased 6.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,071 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Samson had an population of 1,873 people. This is a decrease of 3.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.56% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Samson ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Enterprise   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Samson

Located in Coffee County

Opp   [Map]

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

Located in Covington County

Geneva   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Samson

Florala   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Samson

Located in Covington County

New Brockton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of Samson

Located in Coffee County

Paxton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Samson

Located in Walton County (FL)

Kinston   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Samson

Located in Coffee County

Lockhart   [Map]

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

Located in Covington County

Horn Hill   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Samson

Located in Covington County

Coffee Springs   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Samson

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

Communities Also Named Samson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Samson - they are located in Kentucky and Michigan.

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

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 Samson. 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 Samson. 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 Samson. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Samson ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Samson. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Samson.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Samson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Samson). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Samson or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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- Samson) 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 Samson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Samson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Samson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1124, Longitude: -86.0463     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Samson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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