Cottondale, Florida facts for kids
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|• Type||City Council|
|• Total||3.41 sq mi (8.84 km2)|
|• Land||3.27 sq mi (8.47 km2)|
|• Water||0.14 sq mi (0.37 km2)|
|Elevation||131 ft (40 m)|
|• Density||259.41/sq mi (100.16/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0280886|
Cottondale has a police force of four to five sworn officers; the police chief is Willam Watford. Cottondale High School is located here.
Cottondale, with convenient four-lane highway access to both Dothan, Alabama, and Panama City, Florida, was a scheduled stop for Amtrak's Sunset Limited from 1993 to 2005, when damage to railroad lines and bridges resulted in curtailment of the train's route east of New Orleans. Florida Gulf & Atlantic Railroad acquired most of the CSX main line from Pensacola to Jacksonville on June 1, 2019.
Cottondale is located at(30.796810, -85.376031).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km2), of which 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2) is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) (10.65%) is water.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
|Black or African American (NH)||167||19.69%|
|Native American or Alaska Native (NH)||1||0.12%|
|Some Other Race (NH)||4||0.47%|
|Hispanic or Latino||45||5.31%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 848 people, 343 households, and 230 families residing in the town.
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