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Statistics & Facts

The Alabama state capital is Montgomery.
The population of Vance is approximately 750 (2002), 1529 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 92 (1990), 537 (2010).
The amount of land area in Vance is 6.026 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.007 sq kilometers.
The distance from Vance to Washington DC is 714 miles.
The distance to the Alabama state capital is 79 miles. (as the crow flies)
Vance is positioned 33.17 degrees north of the equator and 87.22 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Vance average annual rainfall is 54.9 inches per year
Vance average temperature is 63.2 degrees F.
The average winter temperature is 45.4 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 79.9 degrees F.


in the heart of West Central Alabama about 42 miles southwest of Birmingham and just 13 miles east of Tuscaloosa. Here is a map page for Vance.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Vance

David M. Lindley was one of the first settlers in the area around 1822. He established a tavern there soon afterward. In 1830, the area became known as the town of Trion. A post office was established here in 1849. In 1872, the town was renamed Smallwood for Charles Smallwood, a local sawmill operator. Once again, in 1879, the town was renamed. To honor Dr. William Vance, the town was called Vance. He died in 1898 and was buried in the Vance Family Cemetery.
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Home to the Mercedes-Benz M-Class Assembly Plant

Learn more about Vance
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Vance City Government

Town of Vance
P.O. Box 193Phone: (205) 553-8278
FAX: (205) 553-8270
HOURS - Monday, Wednesday & Friday 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Vance Libraries

Vance Library
on Highway 11, next door to City hall

Vance Schools

Vance Elementary School
18202 Highway 11 North
Vance, Alabama 35490
Phone: 205-342-2697
FAX 205-553-9132

Tuscaloose County School System
2314 9th Street
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401
Phone: 205-758-0411
Fax: 205-758-4711 Vance


The population of Vance was:
1990 - 248
1996 - 262
2000 - 500
2002 - 750

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