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Tuskegee, Alabama

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Welcome to Tuskegee ...

The city of Tuskegee is located in Macon County and is the County Seat for Macon County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Tuskegee has a population of 8,722 people<1> (see below for details).

Tuskegee is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 lies within the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Tuskegee: 36083<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tuskegee had a population of 9,865 people (which is 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 (that had a count of 11,846 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Tuskegee had an population of 8,722 people. This is a decrease of 11.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.37% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Tuskegee ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Tuskegee and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Armstrong   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Auburn   [Map]   63,118   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Franklin   [Map]   132   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hurtsboro   [Map]   593   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Liberty City   [Map]   ---   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Loachapoka   [Map]   199   N   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Tuskegee ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Tuskegee - it's located in Oklahoma.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Tuskegee.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Tuskegee. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Tuskegee. Our list includes 21 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Tuskegee, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Tuskegee.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Tuskegee. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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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 Tuskegee.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tuskegee. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4192, Longitude: -85.6793     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tuskegee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Tuskegee.


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