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Welcome to Thorsby ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Thorsby has a population of 2,064 people<2> (see below for details).
Thorsby was established in 1865.
The community of Thorsby is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Thorsby lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Thorsby is located in the (205) area code.
The ZIP code for Thorsby: 35171<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Thorsby had an population of 2,064 people. This is an increase of 4.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.41% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Thorsby had a population of 1,980 people. This makes Thorsby the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Thorsby represents 0.04% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 183rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,980 people, the population of Thorsby increased 8.79% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,820 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Thorsby.
Communities Also Named Thorsby ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Thorsby - it's located in Alberta.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Thorsby.
Communities near Thorsby ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Thorsby.
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 Thorsby. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Thorsby.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thorsby. 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 Thorsby.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Thorsby. See our Newspapers Page for Thorsby.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Thorsby ...
Looking for more information about Thorsby? 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 Thorsby, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Thorsby.
Adding Thorsby to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Thorsby in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Thorsby was on a map titled Map of Alabama (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Thorsby on a map titled Shell Oil Map of Alabama (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Thorsby on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 01 Aug 2022