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Hanceville, Alabama
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Welcome to Hanceville ...

The city of Hanceville is located in Cullman County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Hanceville has a population of 3,281 people<1> (see below for details).

Hanceville is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Hanceville: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Hanceville: 35077<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hanceville had a population of 2,982 people. This makes Hanceville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hanceville represents 0.06% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 138th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,982 people, the population of Hanceville increased 1.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,951 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Hanceville had an population of 3,281 people. This is an increase of 10.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 11.18% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hanceville.

Communities near Hanceville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2015
Blountsville   [Map]   1,697   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,315   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,281   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,341   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Holly Pond   [Map]   812   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Hanceville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Hanceville: This one is located in Cullman County and the other is located in Blount County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 2 communities that are also named Hanceville - they are located in and British Columbia.

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

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 Hanceville. 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 Hanceville. 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 Hanceville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hanceville ...

Looking for more information about Hanceville? 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 Hanceville, 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 Hanceville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning 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) Hanceville. 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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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 Hanceville.

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

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Hanceville.

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<4>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 city (such as Hanceville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hanceville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Hanceville. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hanceville) 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 Hanceville. 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 Hanceville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hanceville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0639, Longitude: -86.7636     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hanceville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Hanceville.


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