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Welcome to Snead ...
The location of Snead has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Snead, you might consider that their post office opened in 1883.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Snead has a population of 838 people<3> (see below for details).
Snead is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Snead lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Snead (for example, toward Etna (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
The area code for Snead: (205)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Snead had an population of 838 people. This is an increase of 0.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.03% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Snead had a population of 835 people. This makes Snead the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Snead represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 274th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 835 people, the population of Snead increased 11.63% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 748 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Snead.
Communities Also Named Snead ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Snead - it's located in Georgia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Snead.
Communities near Snead ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Snead.
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 Snead. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Snead.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Snead. 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 Snead.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Snead. See our Newspapers Page for Snead.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Snead ...
Looking for more information about Snead? 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 Snead, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Snead.
Adding Snead to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Snead in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Snead was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Snead in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Snead.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Snead. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023