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Courtland, Alabama

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Welcome to Courtland ...

The town of Courtland is located in Lawrence County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Courtland has a population of 599 people<1> (see below for details).

Courtland was established in 1819.

The community of Courtland is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Courtland: (256) and (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Courtland: 35618<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Courtland had a population of 609 people. This makes Courtland the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Courtland represents 0.01% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 311st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 609 people, the population of Courtland decreased 20.81% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 769 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Courtland had an population of 599 people. This is a decrease of 1.64% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.11% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Courtland ...

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

Community   2016
Anderson   [Map]   276   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Dells Vista Shores   [Map]   ---   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hillsboro   [Map]   521   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Killen   [Map]   977   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Leighton   [Map]   707   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Moulton   [Map]   3,343   S   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Courtland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Courtland - they are located in Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Mississippi, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

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 Courtland. 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 Courtland. 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 Courtland. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Courtland ...

Looking for more information about Courtland? 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 Courtland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Courtland.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Courtland. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Courtland.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Courtland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Courtland.

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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 Courtland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Courtland 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 starting in Courtland. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Courtland) 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 Courtland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Courtland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Courtland. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6704, Longitude: -87.3264     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Courtland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Courtland.