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Blountsville, Alabama

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The location of Blountsville

Welcome to Blountsville ...

The town of Blountsville is located in Blount County.

The location of Blountsville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Blountsville has a population of 1,670 people<2> (see below for details).

Blountsville was established in 1818.

The community of Blountsville is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Blountsville: (205)

The ZIP code for Blountsville: 35031<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blountsville had a population of 1,684 people. This makes Blountsville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Blountsville represents 0.04% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 203rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,684 people, the population of Blountsville decreased 4.75% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,768 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Blountsville had an population of 1,670 people. This is a decrease of 0.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Blountsville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Altoona   [Map]   917   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,284   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,308   S   5 miles [8 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,385   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,305   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,391   W   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Blountsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Blountsville - they are located in Georgia and Indiana.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Blountsville. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Blountsville. 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 Blountsville. Our list includes 5 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blountsville ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Blountsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blountsville.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Blountsville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Blountsville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blountsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 town (such as Blountsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blountsville 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. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blountsville) 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 Blountsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blountsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blountsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0814, Longitude: -86.5868     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blountsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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