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Snead, Alabama

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Welcome to Snead ...

The town of Snead is located in Blount County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Snead has a population of 841 people<1> (see below for details).

Snead is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 lies within 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 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 (which had a count of 748 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Snead had an population of 841 people. This is an increase of 0.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.43% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Snead ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Snead and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,340   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Attalla   [Map]   5,865   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,694   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,313   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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Snead. 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 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Snead, 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 Snead.

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) Snead. 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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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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About Blount County

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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.

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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 Snead.

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<2>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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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Snead. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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, 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 that we are using 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Snead.