The city of York is located in the U.S. state of Alabama. It is within Sumter County and has been the second largest city after the county seat of Livingston since 1990. York total area is approximately 7.1 square miles at 32°29′36″N 88°17′52″W. It is elevated by 190 feet above sea level. On April 6, 1881, York formally became an incorporated place. The Coleman Center for Arts and Culture is located in the heart of York. As of the census of 2010, York had a total population of 36925. The population density was 345.67/sq mi. The racial makeup was predominantly Black with 78.31 percent. The city of York is using Zip code 36925 and Area code 205. Average travel time is 28 minutes.