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Welcome to Tuskegee ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Tuskegee, you might consider that their post office opened in 1846.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Tuskegee has a population of 8,123 people<2> (see below for details).
Tuskegee is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Tuskegee lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Tuskegee (for example, toward Columbus (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Tuskegee is within the (334) area code.
The ZIP code for Tuskegee: 36083<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tuskegee had an population of 8,123 people. This is a decrease of 17.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 31.43% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Tuskegee had a population of 9,865 people (or 45.99% of the total population of Macon County). This makes Tuskegee the county's most populous community.
The population of Tuskegee represents 0.21% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 62nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,865 people, the population of Tuskegee decreased 16.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,846 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Tuskegee.
Communities Also Named Tuskegee ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Tuskegee - it's located in Oklahoma.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tuskegee.
Communities near Tuskegee ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Tuskegee.
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 Tuskegee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tuskegee.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Tuskegee. 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 Tuskegee.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tuskegee. Our list includes 21 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tuskegee.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tuskegee ...
Looking for more information about Tuskegee? 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 Tuskegee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tuskegee.
Adding Tuskegee to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Tuskegee in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Tuskegee was in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
We also found Tuskegee in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Tuskegee.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023