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Satsuma, Alabama

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Located in: Mobile County (see below)

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

Telephone Area Code: (251)

ZIP Code: 36572<1>

Elevation: Near sea level<2>

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


2016:<3>     6,193   (0.41% increase since 2010)  
2010:     6,168   (8.46% increase since 2000)
2000:     5,687

Total Area:<4>   7.57 sq. miles [19.6 km²]

Housing Units:<5>   2,416

Official Website: www.cityofsatsuma.com/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Satsuma. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.8549, Longitude: -88.0605     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Satsuma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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Lat:   30° 51' 17"
Lon:   -88° 3' 37"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Chickasaw

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Satsuma

GNIS ID:   2405427
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 68352

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Satsuma)

About Mobile County

The city of Mobile is the County Seat for Mobile County.

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


2016:     414,836   (0.45% increase since 2010)  
2010:     412,992   (3.29% increase since 2000)
2000:     399,843

Total Area:   1,644 sq. miles [4,258 km²]   - of which 25.22% is water (414.6 sq. miles [1,073.7 km²])

Housing Units:   178,196

Official Website:   www.mobilecounty.org/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Mobile

GNIS ID:   161575
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 097

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Satsuma)

About Alabama

From the US Census


2016:     4,863,300   (1.75% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Satsuma)

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The official website for Satsuma: www.cityofsatsuma.com/

The official website for Mobile County: www.mobilecounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<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 city (such as Satsuma). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Satsuma 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 Satsuma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 2016.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Satsuma. 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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<5>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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<6>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Satsuma, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<7>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Satsuma.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Satsuma.