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Welcome to Clayhatchee ...

The town of Clayhatchee is located in Dale County<1>.


The location of Clayhatchee has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Clayhatchee, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1878.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clayhatchee has a population of 584 people<3> (see below for details).

Clayhatchee is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Clayhatchee (for example, toward Cedar Springs (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Clayhatchee is located in the (334) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clayhatchee had an population of 584 people. This is a decrease of 0.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clayhatchee had a population of 589 people. This makes Clayhatchee the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Clayhatchee represents 0.01% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 315th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 589 people, the population of Clayhatchee increased 17.56% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 501 people).

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

Communities near Clayhatchee ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Clayhatchee.

  • Dothan
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dothan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dothan
    • Dothan is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,414 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dothan <5>
  • Enterprise
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enterprise have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enterprise
    • Enterprise is located in Coffee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,997 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise <5>
  • Ozark
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Geneva
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneva have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneva
    • Geneva is located in Geneva County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,262 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva <5>
  • Hartford
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Taylor
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
    • Taylor is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,440 people
  • Midland City
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midland City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midland City
    • Midland City is located in Dale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,377 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland City <5>
  • Level Plains
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Level Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Level Plains
    • Level Plains is located in Dale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,952 people
  • Slocomb
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slocomb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slocomb
    • Slocomb is located in Geneva County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,929 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slocomb <5>
  • Rehobeth
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rehobeth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rehobeth
    • Rehobeth is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clayhatchee. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clayhatchee.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clayhatchee. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Clayhatchee.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clayhatchee. See our Newspapers Page for Clayhatchee.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clayhatchee ...

Looking for more information about Clayhatchee? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Clayhatchee, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Clayhatchee.

Adding Clayhatchee to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Clayhatchee in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Clayhatchee was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Clayhatchee post office opened in 1878.

We also found Clayhatchee in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Clayhatchee.

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

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Dale, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clayhatchee.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clayhatchee - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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