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Clanton is a city in Chilton County, in the Birmingham-Hoover metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Confederate Brig. Gen. James Holt Clanton
The latitude of Clanton is 32.838N. The longitude is -86.629W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 600 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,096.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Clanton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chilton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Birmingham-Hoover area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 36091 ZIP code.
8% of Clanton residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clanton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clanton was $15,299, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Clanton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Clanton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $761.
Libraries in Clanton include Chilton-Clanton Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Clanton include Clanton Advertiser
Chilton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clanton political report.
The average commute time for Clanton workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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