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Boligee, Alabama
The U.S. Post Office in Boligee, Alabama, in 2009
The U.S. Post Office in Boligee, Alabama, in 2009
Location of Boligee in Greene County, Alabama.
Location of Boligee in Greene County, Alabama.
Country United States
State Alabama
County Greene
Area
 • Total 3.96 sq mi (10.27 km2)
 • Land 3.95 sq mi (10.23 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
121 ft (37 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 301
 • Density 76.18/sq mi (29.41/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35443
Area codes 205, 659
FIPS code 01-08104
GNIS feature ID 0114691

Boligee is a town in Greene County, Alabama, United States. Per the 2020 census, the population was 301. Although Boligee appeared on the 1880 U.S. Census, according to the 1930 U.S. Census it did not incorporate until 1926, though another source cited 1927.

Boligee has one site listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Boligee Hill.

Geography

Boligee is located at 32°45′50″N 88°1′33″W / 32.76389°N 88.02583°W / 32.76389; -88.02583 (32.763768, -88.025968).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 36
1930 178
1940 241 35.4%
1950 168 −30.3%
1960 134 −20.2%
1970 225 67.9%
1980 164 −27.1%
1990 268 63.4%
2000 369 37.7%
2010 328 −11.1%
2020 301 −8.2%
U.S. Decennial Census
2010 2020

2020 census

Boligee town, Alabama – Demographic Profile
(NH = Non-Hispanic)
Race / Ethnicity Pop 2010 Pop 2020 % 2010 % 2020
White alone (NH) 29 26 8.84% 8.64%
Black or African American alone (NH) 295 270 89.94% 89.70%
Native American or Alaska Native alone (NH) 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Asian alone (NH) 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Pacific Islander alone (NH) 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Some Other Race alone (NH) 0 0 0.00% 0.00%
Mixed Race/Multi-Racial (NH) 3 5 0.91% 1.66%
Hispanic or Latino (any race) 1 0 0.30% 0.00%
Total 328 301 100.00% 100.00%

Note: the US Census treats Hispanic/Latino as an ethnic category. This table excludes Latinos from the racial categories and assigns them to a separate category. Hispanics/Latinos can be of any race.

Gallery

Below are photographs taken in Boligee as part of the Historic American Buildings Survey:


Notable people

  • Emma Didlake, United States veteran
  • William P. G. Harding, American banker and managing director of the War Finance Corporation
  • Charles Hays, Confederate major who became a Republican Congressman.
  • Brad Hubbert, American football player, played in the 1967 American Football League All-Star game.

See also

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