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Welcome to Hale County ...

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

The community of Greensboro is the Seat for Hale County.

Hale County was founded in 1867. Hale was created by taking area from Greene, Marengo, Perry and Tuscaloosa Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Hale had a population of 14,669 people. This is a decrease of 6.92% since the last Census (which gave a population of 15,760 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hale represented 0.33% of the total population of Alabama.

Below are some of the communities located in Hale County:

  • Akron
  • Greensboro
  • Moundville
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moundville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,497 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moundville have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moundville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moundville<2>
  • Newbern
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newbern
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 174 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newbern have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newbern

Websites of Interest ...

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • At this time (Dec 2022), GenDisasters website is currently offline due to a hacker attack. Hopefully they will be back soon.

Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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.




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This page was last modified/updated: 17 Sep 2023