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Welcome to Spanish Fort ...

The coastal city of Spanish Fort is located in Baldwin County.

A typical abbreviation for Spanish Fort: Spanish Ft. (or less commonly used: Spanish Frt.)

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Spanish Fort had a population of 6,798 people.<1> (see below for details).

Spanish Fort was established in 1712.

The community of Spanish Fort is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Spanish Fort: (251)

The ZIP codes for Spanish Fort: 36527, 36577<3>

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Spanish Fort.

Communities near Spanish Fort ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Bay Minette   [Map]   9,169   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Chickasaw   [Map]   5,794   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Creola   [Map]   1,995   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   20,935   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Loxley   [Map]   2,336   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mobile   [Map]   190,265   W   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Spanish Fort ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Spanish Fort - they are located in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

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

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 Spanish Fort. 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 Spanish Fort. 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 Spanish Fort.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Spanish Fort:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spanish Fort ...

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

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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 Spanish Fort.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spanish Fort - 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 Spanish Fort). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Spanish Fort 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. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spanish Fort) 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 Spanish Fort. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spanish Fort

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spanish Fort. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.6787, Longitude: -87.9135     [Map].

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