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Hanceville, Alabama
(Cullman County)

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The location of Hanceville

Welcome to Hanceville ...

The city of Hanceville is located in Cullman County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Hanceville has a population of 3,391 people<2> (see below for details).

Hanceville is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Hanceville: (256) and (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Hanceville: 35077<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hanceville had a population of 2,982 people. This makes Hanceville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hanceville represents 0.06% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 138th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,982 people, the population of Hanceville increased 1.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,951 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hanceville had an population of 3,391 people. This is an increase of 13.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.91% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hanceville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hanceville and not the distance if you are driving.<6>.

Community   2017
Blountsville   [Map]   1,670   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,308   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,385   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,305   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,348   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Holly Pond   [Map]   815   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Hanceville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Hanceville: This one is located in Cullman County and the other is located in Blount County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 2 communities that are also named Hanceville - they are located in and British Columbia.

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

See 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 Hanceville. 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 Hanceville. 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 Hanceville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hanceville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Hanceville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hanceville - 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 city (such as Hanceville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hanceville 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hanceville) 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 Hanceville. 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 Hanceville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hanceville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0639, Longitude: -86.7636     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hanceville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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