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Sumiton, Alabama

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Welcome to Sumiton ...

The city of Sumiton is located in Walker County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sumiton has a population of 2,354 people<1> (see below for details).

Sumiton was incorporated in 1952.

The community of Sumiton is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Sumiton lies within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Sumiton: 35148<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sumiton had a population of 2,520 people. This makes Sumiton the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Sumiton represents 0.05% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 151st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,520 people, the population of Sumiton decreased 5.44% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,665 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sumiton had an population of 2,354 people. This is a decrease of 6.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.67% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sumiton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Gardendale   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Sumiton

Located in Jefferson County

Jasper   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sumiton

Pleasant Grove   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Sumiton

Located in Jefferson County

Fultondale   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sumiton

Located in Jefferson County

Tarrant   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sumiton

Located in Jefferson County

Adamsville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sumiton

Located in Jefferson County

Kimberly   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Sumiton

Located in Jefferson County

Warrior   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Sumiton

Located in Jefferson County

Morris   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Sumiton

Located in Jefferson County

Graysville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sumiton

Located in Jefferson County

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

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 Sumiton. 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 Sumiton. 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 Sumiton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sumiton ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Sumiton.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sumiton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7548, Longitude: -87.0495     [Map].

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