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Welcome to Sulligent ...

The city of Sulligent is located in Lamar County<1>.

The location of Sulligent has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sulligent has a population of 1,834 people<3> (see below for details).

Sulligent was established in 1887.

The community of Sulligent is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Sulligent is located in the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Sulligent: 35586<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sulligent had an population of 1,834 people. This is a decrease of 4.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.74% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sulligent had a population of 1,927 people (or 13.23% of the total population of Lamar County). This makes Sulligent the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Sulligent represents 0.04% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 188th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,927 people, the population of Sulligent decreased 10.41% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,151 people).

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

Adding Sulligent to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Sulligent in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Sulligent elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sulligent on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Sulligent ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sulligent.

  • Hamilton [Marion County]
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    • Hamilton [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Sulligent
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,606 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<7>
  • Winfield [Marion County]
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    • Winfield [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Sulligent
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,519 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<7>
  • Guin [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guin
    • Guin [Marion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Sulligent
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,275 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guin<7>
  • Vernon [Lamar County]
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    • Vernon [Lamar County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the south of Sulligent
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,850 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vernon<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Caledonia [Lowndes County]
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      • Caledonia [Lowndes County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Sulligent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,058 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Caledonia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Caledonia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Caledonia<7>
    • Smithville [Monroe County]
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      • Smithville [Monroe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Sulligent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 737 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithville<7>
    • Hatley [Monroe County]
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      • Hatley [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Sulligent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hatley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatley
    • Twin [Marion County]
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      • Twin [Marion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Sulligent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 392 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Twin
    • Weston [Marion County]
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      • Weston [Marion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the north of Sulligent
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weston
    • Detroit [Lamar County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Detroit
      • Detroit [Lamar County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Sulligent
      • Estimated population in 2019: 220 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Detroit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Detroit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Detroit<7>

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 Sulligent. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sulligent.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sulligent. 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 Sulligent.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sulligent. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sulligent.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sulligent ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Lamar County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sulligent. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Lamar, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sulligent.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sulligent - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Sulligent). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sulligent or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sulligent) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sulligent. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sulligent

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sulligent. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8912, Longitude: -88.1266       In this case, the coordinates for Sulligent have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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