Gulf Shores, Alabama

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
Part of the beach at Gulf Shores
Location in Baldwin County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 30°16′4″N 87°42′5″W / 30.26778°N 87.70139°W / 30.26778; -87.70139Coordinates: 30°16′4″N 87°42′5″W / 30.26778°N 87.70139°W / 30.26778; -87.70139
Country United States
State Alabama
County Baldwin
 • Total 23 sq mi (59.6 km2)
 • Land 18.4 sq mi (47.6 km2)
 • Water 4.6 sq mi (12 km2)
Elevation 7 ft (2 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 5,044
 • Density 219.3/sq mi (84.6/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 36542, 36547
Area code(s) 251
FIPS code 01-32272
GNIS feature ID 0119462

Gulf Shores is a coastal city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 5,044. However, since the year 2000, Baldwin County, Alabama as a whole, has experienced the second fastest rate of population growth in the state, behind only Shelby County, Alabama.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Census 2000 Demographic Profile Highlights" (for Gulf Shores, AL), US Census Bureau, 2007, webpage: US-Census-GulfShoresAL.

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