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Welcome to Crossville ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Crossville, you might consider that their post office opened in 1869.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Crossville has a population of 1,848 people<2> (see below for details).
Crossville is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Crossville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Crossville (for example, toward Taliaferro (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Crossville: (256) & (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Crossville: 35962<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Crossville had an population of 1,848 people. This is a decrease of 0.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 29.14% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Crossville had a population of 1,862 people. This makes Crossville the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Crossville represents 0.04% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 192nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,862 people, the population of Crossville increased 30.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,431 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Crossville.
Communities Also Named Crossville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Alabama communities named Crossville: This one is located in DeKalb County and the other is located in Lamar County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 3 communities that are also named Crossville - they are located in Illinois and Tennessee.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Crossville.
Communities near Crossville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Crossville.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Crossville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crossville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Crossville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Crossville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Crossville. See our Newspapers Page for Crossville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crossville ...
Looking for more information about Crossville? 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 Crossville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Crossville.
Adding Crossville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Crossville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Crossville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Crossville in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Crossville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Crossville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023