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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, , and Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2009, <1> Hale had a population of 17,975 people. This is an increase of 4.6% since the last Census (which gave a population of 17,185 people in 2000).

At the time of the 2000 Census, Hale represented 0.39% of the total population of Alabama, making it the state's 53rd most populous county (out of 67 counties).

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201015,760-8.29%-12.32% since 2009
200917,975+4.6%-0.6% since 2008
200017,185The Last Census

More information can be found on the Hale County Census Page for Hale County.


Below are some of the communities located in Hale County (for more communities, please visit our Nearby Page for Hale County):

Community 2009
(2009vs. 2000)
Moundville   2,5451,80940.69% increase  
Greensboro   2,5272,7317.47% decrease  
Akron   43352116.89% decrease  
Newbern   2222313.9% decrease  

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<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 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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