|• Total||11.737 sq mi (30.40 km2)|
|• Land||11.645 sq mi (30.16 km2)|
|• Water||0.092 sq mi (0.24 km2)|
|Elevation||679 ft (207 m)|
|• Density||240/sq mi (92/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||256 & 938|
|GNIS feature ID||159400|
The community gained brief notoriety in 2001 when The Daily Show aired a piece on the "Choccolocco Monster", a part of local folklore concerning sightings of a mysterious creature in the area in the late 1960s. An October 2001 article in the Anniston Star newspaper revealed that the creature was, in fact, local resident Neal Williamson dressed in a cow skull and a sheet. As a teenager, Williamson would don his costume and gain the attention of passing cars by jumping out of the woods onto the roadside, often startling motorists.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
- "Choccolocco". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Choccolocco CDP, Alabama". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved June 2, 2014.
- Ghosts Near Mississippi | The Daily Show | Comedy Central
- The Anniston Star - The Choccolocco Monster: Jokester reveals 32-year-old prank
- "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
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