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Location in Baldwin County and the state of Alabama
Location in Baldwin County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 30°16′4″N 87°42′5″W / 30.26778°N 87.70139°W / 30.26778; -87.70139
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyBaldwin
Area
 • Total23 sq mi (59.6 km2)
 • Land18.4 sq mi (47.6 km2)
 • Water4.6 sq mi (12 km2)
Elevation
7 ft (2 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total5,044
 • Density219.3/sq mi (84.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
36542, 36547
FIPS code01-32272
GNIS feature ID0119462

Gulf Shores is a coastal city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2000 census, the population was 5,044. However, since the year 2000, Baldwin County, Alabama as a whole, has experienced the second fastest rate of population growth in the state, behind only Shelby County, Alabama.[1]

References

  1. "Census 2000 Demographic Profile Highlights" (for Gulf Shores, AL), US Census Bureau, 2007, webpage: US-Census-GulfShoresAL Archived 2020-02-12 at Archive.today.

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