Piedmont, Alabama

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Piedmont, Alabama
Location in Calhoun County and the state of Alabama
Location in Calhoun County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 33°55′34″N 85°36′47″W / 33.92611°N 85.61306°W / 33.92611; -85.61306
Country United States
State Alabama
Counties Calhoun, Cherokee
 • Type Mayor-Council (7 members)
 • Mayor Brian Young
 • Total 9.8 sq mi (25.3 km2)
 • Land 9.8 sq mi (25.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 702 ft (214 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 5,120
 • Density 522.4/sq mi (202.4/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36272
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-59640
GNIS feature ID 0160373
Website City of Piedmont

Piedmont is a city in Calhoun and Cherokee counties in the U.S. state of Alabama. The population was 5,120 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Anniston-Oxford, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area.

On March 27, 1994, a F4 tornado struck here, destroying the Goshen United Methodist Church and killing 22 people including the groom's 4-year-old daughter.