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Belle Fontaine, Alabama
Location of Belle Fontaine in Mobile County, Alabama.
Location of Belle Fontaine in Mobile County, Alabama.
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Coordinates: 30°29′37″N 88°06′13″W / 30.49361°N 88.10361°W / 30.49361; -88.10361
Country United States
State Alabama
County Mobile
Area
 • Total 1.92 sq mi (4.96 km2)
 • Land 1.55 sq mi (4.02 km2)
 • Water 0.36 sq mi (0.94 km2)
Elevation
7 ft (2 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 613
 • Density 394.72/sq mi (152.38/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 251
GNIS feature ID 113875

Belle Fontaine is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, on the western shore of Mobile Bay. It is located south of the city of Mobile, along the stretch of shore between Deer River and Fowl River. As of the 2010 census, its population was 608.

The Belle Fontaine shoreline experiences the occasional jubilee, a rare phenomenon in which fish and crustaceans swarm in the water, just off the beach.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 613
U.S. Decennial Census
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