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Welcome to Greensboro ...

The city of Greensboro is located in Hale County and is the County Seat for Hale County.

When the people of Greensboro refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Greensburgher<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Greensboro has a population of 2,314 people<2> (see below for details).

Greensboro was established in 1823.

The community of Greensboro is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Greensboro lies within the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Greensboro: 36744<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Greensboro had a population of 2,497 people (or 15.84% of the total population of Hale County). This makes Greensboro the county's most populous community.

The population of Greensboro represents 0.05% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 152nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,497 people, the population of Greensboro decreased 8.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,731 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Greensboro had an population of 2,314 people. This is a decrease of 7.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.27% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Greensboro ...

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

Community   2017
Akron   [Map]   332   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Arcola   [Map]   ---   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Demopolis   [Map]   6,851   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Faunsdale   [Map]   93   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Forkland   [Map]   600   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Marion   [Map]   3,314   E   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Greensboro ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Greensboro - they are located in Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Vermont.

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

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 Greensboro. 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 Greensboro. 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 Greensboro. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greensboro ...

Looking for more information about Greensboro? 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 Greensboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Greensboro.

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) Greensboro. 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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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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Greensboro refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Greensboro may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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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 Greensboro.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Greensboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Greensboro. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.7014, Longitude: -87.5951     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Greensboro 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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