Lynn, Alabama

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Lynn, Alabama
Location in Winston County and the state of Alabama
Location in Winston County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 34°2′26″N 87°32′27″W / 34.04056°N 87.54083°W / 34.04056; -87.54083
Country United States
State Alabama
County Winston
 • Total 6.5 sq mi (17 km2)
 • Land 6.5 sq mi (17 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 725 ft (221 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 597
 • Density 91.8/sq mi (35.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35575
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-44800
GNIS feature ID 0160013

Lynn is a town in Winston County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 597.


Lynn is located at 34°2′26″N 87°32′27″W / 34.04056°N 87.54083°W / 34.04056; -87.54083 (34.040688, -87.540827)[1].

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 6.6 square miles (17 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 597 people, 259 households, and 184 families residing in the town. The population density was 91.2 people per square mile (35.2/km²). There were 291 housing units at an average density of 44.4 per square mile (17.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.32% White, 0.17% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.17% Pacific Islander, and 1.01% from two or more races.

There were 259 households out of which 29.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.6% were married couples living together, 8.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.6% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the town the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 31.5% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 87.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.6 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $26,125, and the median income for a family was $32,955. Males had a median income of $30,357 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,932. About 13.2% of families and 21.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.5% of those under age 18 and 26.5% of those age 65 or over.


Lynn, Alabama, has both an elementary school, Lynn Elementary School, and a high school, Lynn High School. The schools' mascot is the Bears and a member of the Winston County School System.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 34°02′26″N 87°32′27″W / 34.040688°N 87.540827°W / 34.040688; -87.540827