Dothan Houston County, Alabama

Dothan: County seat of Houston County, Alabama, United States

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Dothan is a city located in the county of Houston in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 65,496. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 68,941 inhabitants.

The city was created 136 years ago in 1884.


Dothan is located at 31°13'24"N 85°23'26"W (31.2232300, -85.3904900).

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Dothan forecast: Showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny. High near 93, with temperatures falling to around 86 in the afternoon. Heat index values as high as 103. West northwest wind 0 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. more

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Dothan Quick Facts

Population : 68,941 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Houston County
Postal code : 36301–36305
Phone Area Codes : 334
Water as percent of area : 0.36%
Land as percent of area : 99.64%
Altitude : 322 feet / 98 meters
Capital city : Dothan is capital of Houston County
Establishment : January 01, 1885 (136 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 17:32:58 (27th July 2021)
Population growth : 5% (2010-2019)
Weather : 93℉ Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather

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The population of Dothan increased by 5% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 65,496 - census
2011 66,619 1.69% estimation process
2012 67,212 0.88% estimation process
2013 67,666 0.67% estimation process
2014 68,122 0.67% estimation process
2015 68,295 0.25% estimation process
2016 68,287 -0.01% estimation process
2017 68,293 0.01% estimation process
2018 68,337 0.06% estimation process
2019 68,941 0.88% estimation process

Dothan zip code is 36301. County name: Houston, County fips: 01069

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People born in Dothan (50)

People born in Dothan, including actress and model Donna D'Errico, sprinter Eulace Peacock, Alabama politician Bill Baxley, you can see a list of people who born in Dothan.


College & universities near Dothan

Code Name City ZIP
455460 Fortis College-Dothan Dothan (AL) 36303
483975 Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine Dothan (AL) 36303-2251
101286 George C Wallace Community College-Dothan Dothan (AL) 36303-9234
132408 The Baptist College of Florida Graceville (FL) 32440
101143 Enterprise State Community College Enterprise (AL) 36330-1300

Other cities in Houston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Houston County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Taylor 2,428 Town in Alabama, United States
Kinsey 2,267 Human settlement in Houston County, Alabama, United States of America
Ashford 2,181 Town in Houston County, Alabama, USA
Cowarts 2,079 Town of the United States
Rehobeth 1,657 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Webb 1,477 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Cottonwood 1,255 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Columbia 737 Town in Alabama, United States
Avon 510 Town in Houston County, Alabama, United States
Gordon 325 Place in Alabama, United States of America
Madrid 290 City in Alabama, United States
Memphis 26 Town in Alabama

Distance to Other Cities

Dothan distances to largest Alabama cities

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