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Abernant, Alabama
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Coordinates: 33°17′25″N 87°11′53″W / 33.29028°N 87.19806°W / 33.29028; -87.19806Coordinates: 33°17′25″N 87°11′53″W / 33.29028°N 87.19806°W / 33.29028; -87.19806
Country United States
State Alabama
County Tuscaloosa
Elevation
466 ft (142 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35440
Area codes 205, 659
GNIS feature ID 112892

Abernant is an unincorporated community in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States. Abernant is located along Alabama State Route 216, 3.6 miles (5.8 km) west of Lake View. Abernant has a post office with ZIP code 35440.

Shares a name with Welsh settlements of Abernant, Rhondda Cynon Taf, Abernant, Powys and Abernant, Carmarthenshire. In the Welsh language, “Aber” is translated as Estuary and “Nant” is translated as Stream.

History

Abernant was named for a local family which also lent their name to a nearby coal company. A post office has been in operation at Abernant since 1902.

Demographics

Abernant Census Division (1960-)

Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 1,819
1970 1,958 7.6%
1980 3,064 56.5%
1990 4,398 43.5%
2000 7,013 59.5%
2010 9,955 42.0%
U.S. Decennial Census

Abernant village has never reported a population figure separately on the U.S. Census as an unincorporated community. However, the census division formed in 1960 was named for Abernant (superseding the former name of Parsons-Yolande, Precinct 12 of Tuscaloosa County)).

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