Florence, Alabama

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Florence, Alabama
City
Downtown Florence Historic District
Downtown Florence Historic District
Nickname(s): 
"Alabama's Renaissance City"
Location of Florence in Lauderdale County, Alabama.
Location of Florence in Lauderdale County, 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
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyLauderdale
IncorporatedJanuary 7, 1826[1]
Named forFlorence, Tuscany, Italy
Government
 • TypeMayor/Council (Since 1984)
 • MayorAndrew Betterton
Area
 • City26.73 sq mi (69.23 km2)
 • Land26.52 sq mi (68.68 km2)
 • Water0.21 sq mi (0.55 km2)
Elevation
548 ft (167 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • City40,184
 • Density1,515.35/sq mi (585.08/km2)
 • Metro
147,317 (US: 281st)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
35630-35634
Area codes256, 938
FIPS code01-26896
GNIS feature ID0118442
Websitewww.florenceal.org

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. Act 95. "AN ACT to incorporate the town of Florence in the state of Alabama." Archived March 16, 2010, at the Wayback Machine Acts Passed at the Seventh Annual Session of the General Assembly of the State of Alabama. 1825. Pages 70–73.
  2. "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 29, 2021.