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
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountiesCalhoun, Cherokee
Government
 • TypeMayor-Council (7 members)
 • MayorBrian Young
Area
 • Total9.8 sq mi (25.3 km2)
 • Land9.8 sq mi (25.3 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
702 ft (214 m)
Population
(2000)
 • Total5,120
 • Density522.4/sq mi (202.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36272
Area code(s)256
FIPS code01-59640
GNIS feature ID0160373
WebsiteCity 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.