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Daphne, Alabama

city in Alabama, United States

Daphne is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama, USA on the eastern shoreline of Mobile Bay. The city is located just off I-10, 11 miles east of Mobile, Alabama and 150 miles southwest of Montgomery the State Capital. The 2000 census lists the population of the city as 16,581[1] making Daphne the most populous city in Baldwin County.[2]

Daphne, Alabama
Location in Baldwin County and the state of Alabama
Location in Baldwin County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 30°37′52″N 87°53′11″W / 30.63111°N 87.88639°W / 30.63111; -87.88639
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyBaldwin
Area
 • Total14.1 sq mi (36.5 km2)
 • Land13.5 sq mi (34.9 km2)
 • Water0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
Elevation
157 ft (48 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total16,581
 • Density1,176/sq mi (454.3/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36526
Area code(s)251
FIPS code01-19648
GNIS feature ID0157933

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Census 2000 Demographic Profile Highlights" (for Daphne, AL),US Census Bureau, 2007, webpage:US-Census-DaphneAL.
  2. "Folks fired up over city wide smoking ban". AL.com. Retrieved 2008-01-23.