The city of Selma is located in south central Alabama. It is the county seat of Dallas County nested west of Montgomery at 32°24′26″N 87°1′16″W. Selma is within Alabama River. It became a historical place during the Civil War as the South's main military manufacturing centers of supplies and munitions. The 1960's Selma Voting Rights Movement also made Selma very popular. In recent census data Selma has a total population of 18,983 with density about 1,374.68/sq mi. Selma are using Zip codes 36701-36703.