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Chunchula, Alabama
Census-designated place
Location of Chunchula in Mobile County, Alabama.
Location of Chunchula in Mobile County, Alabama.
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Coordinates: 30°55′18″N 88°12′2″W / 30.92167°N 88.20056°W / 30.92167; -88.20056
Country United States
State Alabama
County Mobile
 • Total 1.81 sq mi (4.69 km2)
 • Land 1.80 sq mi (4.67 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
121 ft (37 m)
 • Total 195
 • Density 108.09/sq mi (41.75/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 251
FIPS code 01-14968

Chunchula is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Mobile County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 210. It has a post office with the 36521 ZIP code. The community has one site listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage, the Chunchula School.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 214
1890 258 20.6%
2010 210
2020 195 −7.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

Chunchula was listed on the 1880 and 1890 U.S. Censuses as a village. It did not reappear on the U.S. Census until 2010 as a census-designated place or CDP.


Chunchula is located at 30°55′19″N 88°12′02″W / 30.92185°N 88.20055°W / 30.92185; -88.20055Coordinates: 30°55′19″N 88°12′02″W / 30.92185°N 88.20055°W / 30.92185; -88.20055 and has an elevation of 121 feet (37 m).


Residents are zoned to Mobile County Public School System campuses. Residents are zoned to McDavid-Jones Elementary School (K-5), Lott Middle School (6-8), and Citronelle High School (9-12).

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