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Slocomb, Alabama

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Welcome to Slocomb ...

The city of Slocomb is located in Geneva County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Slocomb has a population of 1,956 people<1> (see below for details).

Slocomb is 280 feet [85 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 Jakin (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Slocomb: (334)

The ZIP code for Slocomb: 36375<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Slocomb had a population of 1,980 people (which is 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 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).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Slocomb had an population of 1,956 people. This is a decrease of 1.21% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.68% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Slocomb ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Slocomb and not the distance if you are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Cowarts   [Map]   1,994   E   18 miles [29 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,101   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Dothan   [Map]   68,468   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Geneva   [Map]   4,424   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,638   W   5 miles [8 km]
Kinsey   [Map]   2,187   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

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 Slocomb. 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 Slocomb. 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 Slocomb. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Slocomb, 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 Slocomb.

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) Slocomb. 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.

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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 Slocomb.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Slocomb - 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 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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance from Slocomb. A straight line distance ignores things 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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Slocomb. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Slocomb

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slocomb. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.1102, Longitude: -85.5953     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Slocomb 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 Slocomb.