Place:Daphne, Baldwin, Alabama, United States

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NameDaphne
Alt namesDaphneysource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS1005798
Hollywoodsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS1005798
TypeCity
Coordinates30.631°N 87.886°W
Located inBaldwin, Alabama, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Daphne is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States, on the eastern shoreline of Mobile Bay. The city is located along I-10, 11 miles east of Mobile and 170 miles southwest of the state capital of Montgomery. The 2010 United States Census lists the population of the city as 21,570 making Daphne the most populous city in Baldwin County. It is a principal city of the Daphne-Fairhope-Foley micropolitan area, which includes all of Baldwin County.

The inhabited history of what is now called Daphne dates at least to the Paleo-Indian period and Native American tribes around 9000 BC. Modern-day Daphne is a thriving suburb of nearby Mobile. Daphne has adopted the nickname, The Jubilee City.

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