Gulf Shores, Alabama

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
City
Part of the beach at Gulf Shores
Part of the beach at Gulf Shores
Location in Baldwin County and the state of Alabama
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
Area
 • 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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