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Welcome to Sylacauga ...
The pronunciation of Sylacauga: sill-uh-caw-guh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Sylacauga has a population of 12,034 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Sylacauga.
Sylacauga is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Sylacauga lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you leave Sylacauga and travel east, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Sylacauga: (256) and (938)<5>
The ZIP codes for Sylacauga: 35150-35151<6>
Websites for Sylacauga ...
Official Website: www.sylacauga.net/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sylacauga had an population of 12,034 people. This is a decrease of 5.61% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.61% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Sylacauga had a population of 12,749 people (or 15.49% of the total population of Talladega County). This makes Sylacauga the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Sylacauga represents 0.27% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 51st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,749 people, the population of Sylacauga increased 1.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,616 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Sylacauga.
Adding Sylacauga 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 Sylacauga 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 Sylacauga 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 Sylacauga on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Sylacauga ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sylacauga.
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 Sylacauga. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sylacauga.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sylacauga. 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 Sylacauga.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sylacauga. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Sylacauga.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sylacauga ...
Looking for more information about Sylacauga? 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 Sylacauga, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sylacauga.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Sylacauga: www.sylacauga.net/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 Mar 2021