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Cleveland, Alabama
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Welcome to Cleveland ...

The town of Cleveland is located in Blount County.

When the people of Cleveland refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Clevelander<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Cleveland has a population of 1,308 people<2> (see below for details).

Cleveland is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Cleveland: (205)

The ZIP code for Cleveland: 35049<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cleveland had a population of 1,303 people. This makes Cleveland the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Cleveland represents 0.03% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 225th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,303 people, the population of Cleveland increased 5% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,241 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Cleveland had an population of 1,308 people. This is an increase of 0.38% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.4% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Cleveland ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cleveland and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<5>.

Community   2017
Altoona   [Map]   917   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,670   N   5 miles [8 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,305   NW   18 miles [29 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,391   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,348   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Locust Fork   [Map]   1,207   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cleveland ...

While we believe that this Cleveland is located in Blount County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Cleveland. Those communities are located in the following counties: Fayette and Mobile County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 46 communities that are also named Cleveland - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska (2), Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Quebec, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (3), Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Cleveland. 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 Cleveland. 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 Cleveland.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cleveland ...

Looking for more information about Cleveland? 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 Cleveland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cleveland.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Cleveland refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Cleveland may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Cleveland.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cleveland - 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 Cleveland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cleveland 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 beginning in Cleveland. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cleveland) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cleveland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cleveland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cleveland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9965, Longitude: -86.5696     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cleveland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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