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Saraland, Alabama

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Welcome to Saraland ...

The city of Saraland is located in Mobile County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Saraland has a population of 13,942 people<1> (see below for details).

Saraland is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Saraland is within the boundaries of the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for Saraland: 36571<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saraland had a population of 13,405 people. This makes Saraland the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Saraland represents 0.28% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 48th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 13,405 people, the population of Saraland increased 9.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,288 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Saraland had an population of 13,942 people. This is an increase of 4.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.46% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Saraland ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Saraland and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,312   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,908   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,961   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Daphne   [Map]   25,913   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Eight Mile   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mobile   [Map]   192,904   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saraland. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saraland. 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 Saraland.

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

Websites for Saraland ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saraland ...

Looking for more information about Saraland? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Saraland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Saraland.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Saraland. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saraland.

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

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<3>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 Saraland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saraland or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that begins in Saraland. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Saraland) 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 Saraland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saraland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saraland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8311, Longitude: -88.0981     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Saraland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Saraland.