Florence, Alabama

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Florence, Alabama
City
Nickname(s): "Alabama's Renaissance City"
Location in Lauderdale County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°49′13″N 87°39′46″W / 34.82028°N 87.66278°W / 34.82028; -87.66278Coordinates: 34°49′13″N 87°39′46″W / 34.82028°N 87.66278°W / 34.82028; -87.66278
Country United States
State Alabama
County Lauderdale
Government
 • Type Mayor/Council (Since 1984)
 • Mayor Bobby Irons
Area
 • City 25 sq mi (64.8 km2)
 • Land 24.9 sq mi (64.6 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Elevation 548 ft (167 m)
Population (2006)[1]
 • City 36,721
 • Density 1,450.6/sq mi (566.68/km2)
 • Metro 140,049
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 35630-35634
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-26896
GNIS feature ID 0118442

Florence is a city in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States. It is in the northwestern corner of the state.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places in Alabama, Listed Alphabetically: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006" (CSV). 2007 Population Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division. June 28, 2007. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2006-04-01.csv. Retrieved June 28, 2007.