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Hartselle, Alabama

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Welcome to Hartselle ...

The city of Hartselle is located in Morgan County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Hartselle has a population of 14,493 people<1> (see below for details).

Hartselle was established in 1870.

The community of Hartselle is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Hartselle: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Hartselle: 35640<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hartselle had a population of 14,255 people (or 11.93% of the total population of Morgan County). This makes Hartselle the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hartselle represents 0.3% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,255 people, the population of Hartselle increased 18.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,019 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Hartselle had an population of 14,493 people. This is an increase of 1.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.58% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hartselle ...

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 are driving it.<5>.

Community   2015
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   S   18 miles [29 km]
Decatur   [Map]   55,437   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Flint City   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,337   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Priceville   [Map]   3,179   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Somerville   [Map]   716   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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 Hartselle. 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 Hartselle. 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 Hartselle. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

Websites for Hartselle ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hartselle ...

Looking for more information about Hartselle? 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 Hartselle, 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 Hartselle.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found 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) Hartselle. 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 Hartselle.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hartselle - 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 Hartselle.

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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 Hartselle). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hartselle 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' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Hartselle. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hartselle) 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 Hartselle. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hartselle

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hartselle. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4392, Longitude: -86.9398     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hartselle 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 Hartselle.


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