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Welcome to West Point ...

The town of West Point is located in Cullman County.

The location of West Point has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for West Point: W. Point

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, West Point has a population of 604 people<2> (see below for details).

West Point is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for West Point: (256) & (938)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, West Point had a population of 586 people. This makes West Point the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of West Point represents 0.01% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 316th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 586 people, the population of West Point increased 98.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 295 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, West Point had an population of 604 people. This is an increase of 3.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 104.75% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for West Point.

Communities near West Point ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Cullman   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of West Point

Hartselle   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of West Point

Located in Morgan County

Hanceville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of West Point

Good Hope   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of West Point

Falkville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of West Point

Located in Morgan County

Flint City   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the North (N) of West Point

Located in Morgan County

Somerville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of West Point

Located in Morgan County

South Vinemont   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of West Point

Addison   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of West Point

Located in Winston County

Dodge City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of West Point

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

Communities Also Named West Point ...

While we believe that this West Point is located in Cullman County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named West Point. Those communities are located in the following counties: Calhoun and Morgan County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 34 communities that are also named West Point - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Texas (2), Utah and Virginia.

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

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 West Point. 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 West Point. 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 West Point.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Point ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West Point.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>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- West Point) 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 West Point. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Point

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2382, Longitude: -86.9586     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West Point have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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