Chunchula, Alabama

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Chunchula, Alabama
Census-designated place
Location of Chunchula in Mobile County, Alabama.
Location of Chunchula in Mobile County, Alabama.
Chunchula, Alabama is located in Alabama
Chunchula, Alabama
Chunchula, Alabama
Location within the state of Alabama
Chunchula, Alabama is located in the United States
Chunchula, Alabama
Chunchula, Alabama
Chunchula, Alabama (the United States)
Coordinates: 30°55′18″N 88°12′2″W / 30.92167°N 88.20056°W / 30.92167; -88.20056
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyMobile
Area
 • Total1.81 sq mi (4.69 km2)
 • Land1.80 sq mi (4.67 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation
121 ft (37 m)
Population
 • Total210
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
N/A
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36521
Area code(s)251
FIPS code01-14968

Chunchula is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Mobile County, Alabama, United States.[4] As of the 2010 census, its population was 210.[2] It has a post office with the 36521 ZIP code. The community has one site listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage, the Chunchula School.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880214
189025820.6%
2010210
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

Chunchula was listed on the 1880 and 1890 U.S. Censuses as a village. It did not reappear on the U.S. Census until 2010 as a census-designated place or CDP.

Geography[edit]

Chunchula is located at 30°55′19″N 88°12′02″W / 30.92185°N 88.20055°W / 30.92185; -88.20055Coordinates: 30°55′19″N 88°12′02″W / 30.92185°N 88.20055°W / 30.92185; -88.20055 and has an elevation of 121 feet (37 m).[4]

Education[edit]

Residents are zoned to Mobile County Public School System campuses.[7] Residents are zoned to McDavid-Jones Elementary School (K-5),[8] Lott Middle School (6-8),[9] and Citronelle High School (9-12).[10]

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. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Chunchula, Alabama
  5. ^ "Properties on the Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage". Alabama Historical Commission. www.preserveala.org. 4 June 2009. Retrieved 21 July 2009.
  6. ^ "U.S. Decennial Census". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 6, 2013.
  7. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Chunchula CDP, AL." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on November 27, 2018.
  8. ^ "McDavid-Jones." Mobile County Public School System. Retrieved on November 27, 2018.
  9. ^ "Lott Middle." Mobile County Public School System. Retrieved on November 27, 2018.
  10. ^ "Citronelle High School Attendance Zone." Mobile County Public School System. Retrieved on November 27, 2018.