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Overview

Introduction to Prattville, Alabama

Prattville, Alabama, in Autauga county, is 11 miles NW of Montgomery, Alabama (center to center) and 149 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is part of the Montgomery metropolitan statistical area (MSA). About 24,303 people live in Prattville..

Prattville History

The area now known as Prattville was initially inhabited primarily by the Native Americans. It was in the 1830s that Daniel Pratt of Temple, New Hampshire, chanced upon the gleaming waters of Autauga Creek. He purchased approximately 1,000 acres of land around the creek from Joseph May. Pratt built manufacturing facilities along the banks of the creek so that water could be used as energy for the machineries in the cotton gins. Prattville remains one of the first planned communities of Alabama with separate areas for residences, businesses, schools, and churches.

Prattville and nearby Attractions

  • Autauga County Heritage Center
  • Peoples Historical Museum
  • Wesleyan Church of Prattville
  • Prattville Plaza Shopping Center
  • Heritage Park

Things To Do In Prattville

The city of Prattville is near several museums including the Peoples Historical Museum, the Buena Vista-Reservations, and the Autauga County Heritage Center. While in the city, one can also visit the local public libraries and churches. There are many parks that offer a range of recreational facilities. The Prattville East Shopping Center, Prattville Plaza Shopping Center, and Skyline Shopping Center are also popular tourist haunts.

Prattville Transportation

Air transportation facilities are provided by Montgomery Regional Airport.

Prattville Higher Education

Institutes offering higher educational facilities to residents of Prattville are the Community College of the Air Force, Alabama State University, Faulkner University, and Auburn University-Montgomery.

People

Total Population 34,349
Male Share of the Population 46.7%
Female Share of the Population 53.3%
Senior Citizens 13.2%
Employed Population 16+ 15,217
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 52.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 30.2%
Median Earnings25+ $38,347
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,128

Wealth

Median Family Income $73,530
% Above Poverty Level 88.7%
% Below Poverty Level 11.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 1.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.1%
Median Gross Rent $929
Median House Value $150,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.6%
Irish 9.1%

Prattville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles NW of Montgomery, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 149 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Autauga
Metro Area Montgomery
Standard Zip Codes 36066, 36067
P.O. Box Zip Codes 36068
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.463
Longitude -86.459

Prattville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MONTGOMERY DANNELLY AP
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches
Station CLANTON
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 59.5 inches
Station THORSBY EXP STATION
Distance 33.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Prattville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Pville (36066, 36067, 36068)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Autaugaville 1,101 $39,583
Coosada 1,193 $67,955
Deatsville 1,098 $89,063
Elmore 1,738 $43,819
Millbrook 14,858 $68,850
Montgomery 204,095 $54,401

Prattville Public Libraries

Library
Autauga-prattville Public Library
254 DOSTER STREET
Prattville, Alabama
(334) 365-3396
Library Web Site

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Prattville Hospitals

PRATTVILLE BAPTIST HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Private)
124 S MEMORIAL DR
(334) 365-0651
Emergency Service: Yes

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Prattville High Schools

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PRATTVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
1315 UPPER KINGSTON RD
334-365-8804
Serves 1,965 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.3

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819 CARDINAL LN
334-361-3833
A Non-traditional School

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1301 UPPER KINGSTON RD
334-361-0258
A Vocational School

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