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Welcome to Samson ...

The city of Samson is located in Geneva County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Samson has a population of 1,854 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 (for example, toward Cedar Springs (GA)), 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 ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Samson had an population of 1,854 people. This is a decrease of 4.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.48% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 2,071 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Samson ...

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

  • Enterprise [Coffee County]
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    • Enterprise [Coffee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Samson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 28,376 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<7>
  • Opp [Covington County]
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    • Opp [Covington County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Samson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,390 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Opp<7>
  • Geneva [Geneva County]
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    • Geneva [Geneva County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Samson
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneva have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,289 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<7>
  • Florala [Covington County]
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    • Florala [Covington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Samson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,906 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florala<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Brockton [Coffee County]
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      • New Brockton [Coffee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Samson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Brockton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,261 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Brockton<7>
    • Paxton [Walton County]
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      • Paxton [Walton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Samson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 856 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paxton<7>
    • Kinston [Coffee County]
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      • Kinston [Coffee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Samson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 547 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kinston<7>
    • Lockhart [Covington County]
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      • Lockhart [Covington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Samson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lockhart have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 504 people
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    • Horn Hill [Covington County]
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      • Horn Hill [Covington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Samson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Horn Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 229 people
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    • Coffee Springs [Geneva County]
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      • Coffee Springs [Geneva County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Samson
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coffee Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 214 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coffee Springs

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Samson.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Samson. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Geneva, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Samson.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Samson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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: 31.1130, Longitude: -86.0459    
<6>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.
<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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