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Welcome to Courtland ...

The town of Courtland is located in Lawrence County.

The location of Courtland has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Courtland has a population of 588 people<2> (see below for details).

Courtland was established in 1819.

The community of Courtland is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Courtland: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Courtland: 35618<5>

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 2018 Census Estimates, Courtland had an population of 588 people. This is a decrease of 3.45% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.54% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Courtland ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Muscle Shoals   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the West (W) of Courtland

Located in Colbert County

Moulton   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Courtland

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Courtland

Located in Morgan County

Rogersville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Courtland

Located in Lauderdale County

Town Creek   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Courtland

Killen   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Courtland

Located in Lauderdale County

Leighton   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the West (W) of Courtland

Located in Colbert County

Hillsboro   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Courtland

Anderson   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Courtland

Located in Lauderdale County

Dells Vista Shores   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Courtland

Located in Lauderdale County

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.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Courtland. If available, we provide a satellite 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Courtland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Courtland.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Lawrence County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Courtland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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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 Courtland.

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<3>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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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>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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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Courtland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Courtland. The point we use 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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This page was last modified: 19 Aug 2019