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Semmes, Alabama

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Welcome to Semmes ...

The city of Semmes is located in Mobile County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Semmes has a population of 4,934 people<1> (see below for details).

Semmes was incorporated May 2, 2011.

The community of Semmes is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Semmes is located in the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for Semmes: 36575<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Semmes had a population of 3,435 people.

The population of Semmes represents 0.07% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Semmes had an population of 4,934 people. This is an increase of 43.64% since the 2010 Census.

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

Communities near Semmes ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Semmes and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,794   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Chunchula   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Country Club Village   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,995   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Eight Mile   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mobile   [Map]   190,265   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

See 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 Semmes. 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 Semmes. 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 Semmes.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Semmes ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Semmes.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Semmes - 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 Semmes). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Semmes 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Semmes) 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 Semmes. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Semmes

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Semmes. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7787, Longitude: -88.2589     [Map].

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