About Daphne, Alabama
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 150 miles southwest of the state capital of Montgomery. The United States Census 2000 lists the population of the city as 16,581 making Daphne the most populous city in Baldwin County. The U.S. Census estimated its population at approximately 19,542 in 2009. 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.