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Twin, Alabama

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Welcome to Twin ...

The town of Twin is located in Marion County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Twin has a population of 387 people<1> (see below for details).

Twin is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Twin lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The area code for Twin: (205)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Twin had a population of 399 people. This makes Twin the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 399 people, the population of Twin decreased 4.55% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 418 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Twin had an population of 387 people. This is a decrease of 3.01% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.42% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Twin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Twin and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017
Brilliant   [Map]   871   E   5 miles [8 km]
Detroit   [Map]   225   W   18 miles [29 km]
Glen Allen   [Map]   491   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Guin   [Map]   2,274   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,467   N   18 miles [29 km]
Hamilton   [Map]   6,646   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Twin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Twin - they are located in Mississippi, Ohio and Washington.

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

See 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 Twin. 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 Twin. 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 Twin.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Twin:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Twin ...

Looking for more information about Twin? 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.

Looking for more information about Twin? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Twin, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Twin.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Marion County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marion County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Twin.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Twin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Twin) 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 Twin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Twin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Twin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0083, Longitude: -87.8535     [Map].

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