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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 2018, Tuskegee has a population of 8,413 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).

The telephone area code for Tuskegee: (334)

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 (which had a count of 11,846 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Tuskegee had an population of 8,413 people. This is a decrease of 14.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.98% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Tuskegee ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Auburn   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Tuskegee

Located in Lee County

Tallassee   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tuskegee

Located in Elmore County

Union Springs   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Tuskegee

Located in Bullock County

Notasulga   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Tuskegee

Shorter   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Tuskegee

Loachapoka   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tuskegee

Located in Lee County

Franklin   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West (W) of Tuskegee

Calebee   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Tuskegee

Liberty City   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Tuskegee

Fort Davis   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Tuskegee

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.

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 Tuskegee. 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 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 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.

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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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Tuskegee) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tuskegee. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tuskegee

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tuskegee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.4268, Longitude: -85.6933     [Map].

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