Belle Fontaine, Alabama

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Belle Fontaine, Alabama
Census-designated place (CDP) & Unincorporated community
Location of Belle Fontaine in Mobile County, Alabama.
Location of Belle Fontaine in Mobile County, Alabama.
Belle Fontaine, Alabama is located in Alabama
Belle Fontaine, Alabama
Belle Fontaine, Alabama
Location of Belle Fontaine in Mobile County, Alabama.
Belle Fontaine, Alabama is located in the US
Belle Fontaine, Alabama
Belle Fontaine, Alabama
Belle Fontaine, Alabama (the US)
Coordinates: 30°29′37″N 88°06′13″W / 30.49361°N 88.10361°W / 30.49361; -88.10361
Country United States
State Alabama
County Mobile
Area[1]
 • Total 1.92 sq mi (4.96 km2)
 • Land 1.55 sq mi (4.02 km2)
 • Water 0.36 sq mi (0.94 km2)
Elevation 7 ft (2 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 215
 • Estimate (2016)[3] N/A
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 251
GNIS feature ID 113875[4]

Belle Fontaine (/ˌbɛl fɒnˈtɛn/; French: [bɛl fɔ̃ˈtɛn] (About this sound listen)) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, on the western shore of Mobile Bay. It is located south of the city of Mobile, along the stretch of shore between Deer River and Fowl River. As of the 2010 census, its population was 608.[2]

The Belle Fontaine shoreline experiences the occasional jubilee, a rare phenomenon in which fish and crustaceans swarm in the water, just off the beach.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 17, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  4. ^ "Belle Fontaine". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 

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Coordinates: 30°29′39″N 88°06′40″W / 30.49424°N 88.11121°W / 30.49424; -88.11121