Lanett, Alabama

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Lanett, Alabama
Location in Chambers County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 32°51′48″N 85°11′59″W / 32.86333°N 85.19972°W / 32.86333; -85.19972Coordinates: 32°51′48″N 85°11′59″W / 32.86333°N 85.19972°W / 32.86333; -85.19972
Country United States
State Alabama
County Chambers
 • Mayor Oscar Crawley
 • Total 5.4 sq mi (14 km2)
 • Land 5.4 sq mi (14 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 591 ft (180 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 7,897
 • Density 1,462.4/sq mi (564.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36863
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-41296
GNIS feature ID 0151988

Lanett is a city in Chambers County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 7,897. Lanett is located in eastern Alabama, on the Chattahoochee River, northeast of Montgomery. One of the major industries is cotton milling. The city's name is derived from Lanier and Bennett, founders of the West Point Pepperell Co.