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Grove Hill, Alabama
(Clarke County)

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Welcome to Grove Hill ...

The town of Grove Hill is located in Clarke County and is the County Seat for Clarke County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Grove Hill has a population of 1,494 people<1> (see below for details).

Grove Hill was established in 1832.

The community of Grove Hill is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Grove Hill lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Grove Hill: 36451<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Grove Hill had a population of 1,570 people (which is 6.08% of the total population of Clarke County). This makes Grove Hill the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Grove Hill represents 0.03% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 209th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,570 people, the population of Grove Hill increased 9.18% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,438 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Grove Hill had an population of 1,494 people. This is a decrease of 4.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.89% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Grove Hill.

Communities near Grove Hill ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Grove Hill and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2015
Alma   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coffeeville   [Map]   338   W   18 miles [29 km]
Dickinson   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Fulton   [Map]   261   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jackson   [Map]   4,967   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Salitpa   [Map]   ---   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Grove Hill.

Communities Also Named Grove Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Grove Hill: This one is located in Clarke County and the other is located in Montgomery County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 8 communities that are also named Grove Hill - they are located in Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland, New Brunswick, North Carolina, Quebec and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Grove Hill.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grove Hill. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grove Hill. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grove Hill. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Grove Hill:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grove Hill ...

Looking for more information about Grove Hill? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Grove Hill, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Grove Hill.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Grove Hill. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grove Hill.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grove Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Grove Hill). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Grove Hill or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Grove Hill. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grove Hill) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Grove Hill. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Grove Hill

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grove Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7033, Longitude: -87.7759     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grove Hill have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Grove Hill.


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