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Welcome to Walnut Grove ...

The town of Walnut Grove is located in Etowah County<1>.

The location of Walnut Grove has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Walnut Grove: Walnut Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Walnut Grove has a population of 700 people<3> (see below for details).

Walnut Grove is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Walnut Grove (for example, toward Etna (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Walnut Grove is within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Walnut Grove: 35990<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Walnut Grove had an population of 700 people. This is an increase of 0.29% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walnut Grove had a population of 698 people. This makes Walnut Grove the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Walnut Grove represents 0.01% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 301st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 698 people, the population of Walnut Grove decreased 1.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 710 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Walnut Grove.

Communities Also Named Walnut Grove ...

While we believe that this Walnut Grove is located in Etowah County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Walnut Grove. Those communities are located in the following counties: Jefferson and Madison County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 69 communities that are also named Walnut Grove - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (9), British Columbia, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (4), Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (15), Texas (4), Utah, Virginia (6), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Walnut Grove ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Walnut Grove.

  • Gadsden [Etowah County]
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    • Gadsden [Etowah County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Walnut Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 35,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gadsden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gadsden<7>
  • Albertville [Marshall County]
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    • Albertville [Marshall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Walnut Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,711 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albertville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albertville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albertville<7>
  • Boaz [Marshall County]
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    • Boaz [Marshall County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Walnut Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,704 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boaz
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boaz<7>
  • Rainbow City [Etowah County]
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    • Rainbow City [Etowah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Walnut Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,611 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainbow City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainbow City<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Southside [Etowah County]
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      • Southside [Etowah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Walnut Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,905 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southside<7>
    • Oneonta [Blount County]
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      • Oneonta [Blount County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Walnut Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,577 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oneonta<7>
    • Attalla [Etowah County]
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      • Attalla [Etowah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Walnut Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,771 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attalla
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Attalla<7>
    • Ashville [Saint Clair County]
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      • Ashville [Saint Clair County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Walnut Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,365 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashville<7>
    • Sardis City [Etowah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis City
      • Sardis City [Etowah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Walnut Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,775 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis City
    • Blountsville [Blount County]
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      • Blountsville [Blount County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Walnut Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,670 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blountsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blountsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blountsville<7>

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 Walnut Grove. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Walnut Grove.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Walnut Grove. 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 Walnut Grove.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Walnut Grove. See our Newspapers Page for Walnut Grove.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walnut Grove ...

Looking for more information about Walnut Grove? 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 Walnut Grove, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Walnut Grove.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Etowah, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Walnut Grove.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walnut Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 town (such as Walnut Grove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Walnut Grove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Walnut Grove) 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 Walnut Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Walnut Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walnut Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0641, Longitude: -86.2864       In this case, the coordinates for Walnut Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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