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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>

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

We don't have a date for the establishment of Clayhatchee.

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 lies within 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 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 (which had 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)
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    • Dothan lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Clayhatchee and is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 69,414 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Dothan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dothan<6>
  • Enterprise (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
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    • Enterprise lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Clayhatchee and is located in Coffee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,997 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Enterprise
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enterprise<6>
  • Ozark (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ozark
    • Ozark lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Clayhatchee and is located in Dale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,139 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ozark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ozark<6>
  • Geneva (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
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    • Geneva lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Clayhatchee and is located in Geneva County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,262 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Geneva
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneva<6>
  • Hartford (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
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    • Hartford lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Clayhatchee and is located in Geneva County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,591 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartford<6>
  • Taylor (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
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    • Taylor lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Clayhatchee and is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,440 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Taylor
  • Midland City (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midland City
    • Midland City lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Clayhatchee and is located in Dale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,377 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Midland City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midland City<6>
  • Level Plains (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Level Plains
    • Level Plains lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northwest of Clayhatchee and is located in Dale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,952 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Level Plains
  • Slocomb (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slocomb
    • Slocomb lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Clayhatchee and is located in Geneva County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,929 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Slocomb
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slocomb<6>
  • Rehobeth (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rehobeth
    • Rehobeth lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Clayhatchee and is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,699 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Rehobeth

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Clayhatchee was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Clayhatchee on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Clayhatchee on our Genealogy Page.

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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 have 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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clayhatchee) 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 Clayhatchee. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ClayhatcheeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clayhatchee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2369, Longitude: -85.7215       In this case, the coordinates for Clayhatchee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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