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Welcome to Slocomb ...

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

The location of Slocomb has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Slocomb has a population of 1,898 people<3> (see below for details).

Slocomb is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Slocomb (for example, toward Cedar Springs (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Slocomb is located in the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Slocomb: 36375<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Slocomb had an population of 1,898 people. This is a decrease of 4.14% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Slocomb had a population of 1,980 people (or 7.39% of the total population of Geneva County). This makes Slocomb the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Slocomb represents 0.04% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 184th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,980 people, the population of Slocomb decreased 3.51% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,052 people).

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

Communities Also Named Slocomb ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Slocomb - they are located in Arkansas and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Slocomb ...

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

  • Dothan [Houston County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dothan
    • Dothan [Houston County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Slocomb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 68,941 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dothan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dothan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dothan<7>
  • Daleville [Dale County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Daleville
    • Daleville [Dale County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Slocomb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,102 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Daleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Daleville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Daleville<7>
  • Geneva [Geneva County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
    • Geneva [Geneva County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Slocomb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,289 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<7>
  • Hartford [Geneva County]
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    • Hartford [Geneva County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Slocomb
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,578 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taylor [Houston County]
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      • Taylor [Houston County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Slocomb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,428 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
    • Midland City [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midland City
      • Midland City [Dale County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Slocomb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,358 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midland City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midland City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland City<7>
    • Kinsey [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinsey
      • Kinsey [Houston County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Slocomb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,267 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinsey
    • Graceville [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graceville
      • Graceville [Jackson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Slocomb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,125 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graceville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graceville<7>
    • Cowarts [Houston County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cowarts
      • Cowarts [Houston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Slocomb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,079 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cowarts have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cowarts
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cowarts<7>
    • Level Plains [Dale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Level Plains
      • Level Plains [Dale County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Slocomb
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,002 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Level Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Level Plains

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Slocomb. 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 Slocomb.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Slocomb. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Slocomb.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Slocomb ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Slocomb. 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>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Slocomb.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Slocomb - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Slocomb). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Slocomb or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Slocomb) 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 Slocomb. 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 Slocomb

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slocomb. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1102, Longitude: -85.5953       In this case, the coordinates for Slocomb have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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