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Apalachicola, Florida

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Welcome to Apalachicola ...

The coastal city of Apalachicola is located in Franklin County and is the County Seat for Franklin County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Apalachicola has a population of 2,328 people<1> (see below for details).

Apalachicola is near sea level<2>.

Time Zone: Apalachicola lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you leave Apalachicola and travel west, you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Apalachicola: (850)

The ZIP codes for Apalachicola: 32320, 32329<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Apalachicola had a population of 2,231 people (or 19.32% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Apalachicola the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Apalachicola represents 0.01% of the population of Florida (which has 18,801,310 people), making it the state's 275th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,231 people, the population of Apalachicola decreased 4.41% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,334 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Apalachicola had an population of 2,328 people. This is an increase of 4.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.26% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Apalachicola ...

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

Community   2016
Carrabelle   [Map]   2,744   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Central City   [Map]   ---   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
Eastpoint   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Lanark Village   [Map]   ---   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mexico Beach   [Map]   1,190   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Port Saint Joe   [Map]   3,474   W   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Apalachicola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Apalachicola - it's located in South Carolina.

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

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 Apalachicola. 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 Apalachicola. 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 Apalachicola. Our list includes 9 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Apalachicola ...

Looking for more information about Apalachicola? 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 Apalachicola, 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 Apalachicola.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) Apalachicola. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincountyflorida.com/

The official website for State of Florida: www.myflorida.com/

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Apalachicola. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 29.7254, Longitude: -84.9920     [Map].

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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 Apalachicola.