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Welcome to Century ...

The town of Century is located in Escambia County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Century has a population of 1,786 people<1> (see below for details).

Century is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Century: (850)

The ZIP code for Century: 32535<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Century had a population of 1,698 people. This makes Century the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,698 people, the population of Century has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 1,714 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Century had an population of 1,786 people. This is an increase of 5.18% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.2% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Century ...

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

Community   2016
Atmore (AL)   [Map]   10,022   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Brewton (AL)   [Map]   5,432   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
East Brewton (AL)   [Map]   2,415   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Huxford (AL)   [Map]   ---   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Pollard (AL)   [Map]   135   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Riverview (AL)   [Map]   182   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Century ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Century - they are located in Georgia, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

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 Century. 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 Century. 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 Century.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Century ...

Looking for more information about Century? 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 Century, 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 Century.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when 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) Century. 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.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
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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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Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Century. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.9744, Longitude: -87.2632     [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 Century.