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Welcome to Edwardsville ...

The town of Edwardsville is located in Cleburne County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Edwardsville has a population of 199 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Edwardsville.

Edwardsville is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Edwardsville (for example, toward Tallapoosa (GA)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

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

The ZIP code for Edwardsville: 36261<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Edwardsville had an population of 199 people. This is a decrease of 1.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.99% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edwardsville had a population of 202 people. This makes Edwardsville the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 202 people, the population of Edwardsville increased 8.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 186 people).

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

Communities Also Named Edwardsville ...

While we believe that this Edwardsville is located in Cleburne County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Edwardsville. Those communities are located in the following counties: Coffee and Etowah County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 16 communities that are also named Edwardsville - they are located in Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, New York, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Edwardsville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Edwardsville.

  • Anniston [Calhoun County]
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    • Anniston [Calhoun County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Edwardsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,090 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anniston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anniston<7>
  • Jacksonville [Calhoun County]
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    • Jacksonville [Calhoun County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Edwardsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,972 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<7>
  • Piedmont [Calhoun County]
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    • Piedmont [Calhoun County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Edwardsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,470 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piedmont have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<7>
  • Heflin [Cleburne County]
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    • Heflin [Cleburne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the southwest of Edwardsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,408 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heflin have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Heflin<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tallapoosa [Haralson County]
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      • Tallapoosa [Haralson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Edwardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,231 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tallapoosa<7>
    • Weaver [Calhoun County]
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      • Weaver [Calhoun County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Edwardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,030 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weaver have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weaver
    • Bowdon [Carroll County]
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      • Bowdon [Carroll County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Edwardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,089 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowdon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowdon<7>
    • Mount Zion [Carroll County]
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      • Mount Zion [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Edwardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,888 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Zion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Zion<7>
    • Buchanan [Haralson County]
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      • Buchanan [Haralson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Edwardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,196 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buchanan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buchanan<7>
    • Waco [Haralson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waco
      • Waco [Haralson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Edwardsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 532 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waco have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waco
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waco<7>

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 Edwardsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Edwardsville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Edwardsville. 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 Edwardsville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Edwardsville. Our list includes 15 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Edwardsville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edwardsville ...

Looking for more information about Edwardsville? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Edwardsville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Edwardsville.

Adding Edwardsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Edwardsville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Edwardsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Edwardsville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Edwardsville on our Genealogy Page.

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Cleburne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Edwardsville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edwardsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<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 Edwardsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Edwardsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Edwardsville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Edwardsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EdwardsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edwardsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7076, Longitude: -85.5108    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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