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Welcome to Snead ...

The town of Snead is located in Blount County.

The location of Snead has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Snead has a population of 840 people<2> (see below for details).

Snead is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you leave Snead and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Snead is located in the (205) area code.

Population Details ...

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 total 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Snead had an population of 840 people. This is an increase of 0.6% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Snead ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Albertville   [Map]   21,392   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,284   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,827   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,670   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,308   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Snead ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Snead - it's located in Georgia.

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

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 Snead. 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 Snead. 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 Snead.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Blount County

About Alabama

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Snead.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Snead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Snead) 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 Snead. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Snead

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Snead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1163, Longitude: -86.3893     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Snead have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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