Panola is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Sumter County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 144. Panola is 6 miles (9.7 km) north-northeast of Geiger. Panola has a post office with ZIP code 35477.[4]

Panola, Alabama
Census-designated place
Panola, Alabama is located in Alabama
Panola, Alabama
Panola, Alabama
Coordinates: 32°57′02″N 88°16′08″W / 32.95056°N 88.26889°W / 32.95056; -88.26889Coordinates: 32°57′02″N 88°16′08″W / 32.95056°N 88.26889°W / 32.95056; -88.26889
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountySumter
Area
 • Total0.719 sq mi (1.86 km2)
 • Land0.718 sq mi (1.86 km2)
 • Water0.001 sq mi (0.003 km2)
Elevation
180 ft (50 m)
Population
 • Total144
 • Density200/sq mi (77/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35477
Area code(s)205
GNIS feature ID124400[3]

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DemographicsEdit

As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 144 people residing in the CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.9% Black and 2.1% White.

EducationEdit

Sumter County School District operates public schools, including Sumter Central High School.

North Sumter Junior High School was previously in operation near, but not in, the Panola CDP.[5][6] The Sumter County school board voted to close the school in 2018.[7]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ "Panola". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  4. ^ United States Postal Service (2012). "USPS – Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved 2012-02-15.
  5. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Panola CDP, AL." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on January 15, 2019.
  6. ^ "Schools." Sumter County School District. November 14, 2012. Retrieved on January 15, 2019. "Panola Parkway Hwy 34 Panola, Alabama 35477"
  7. ^ Robinson, Perry (2018-04-10). "Board votes to close North Sumter Junior High School". WTOK. Retrieved 2019-01-15.