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Welcome to Hardwickburg ...

Hardwickburg is located in Henry County<1>.


The location of Hardwickburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Hardwickburg, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Hardwickburg is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Hardwickburg lies within the (334) area code.

Communities near Hardwickburg ...

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

  • Headland
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Blakely
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blakely
    • Blakely is located in Early County (GA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,491 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely <4>
  • Abbeville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Kinsey
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kinsey have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinsey
    • Kinsey is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,293 people
  • Webb
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Webb have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Webb
    • Webb is located in Houston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,479 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Webb <4>
  • Fort Gaines
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Columbia
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
  • Newville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newville
    • Newville is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 510 people
  • Rock Hill
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock Hill
    • Rock Hill is located in Early County (GA)
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 248 people
  • Bellville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellville
    • Bellville is located in Clay County (GA)
    • Estimated population in 2019: 118 people

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hardwickburg. See our Newspapers Page for Hardwickburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hardwickburg ...

Looking for more information about Hardwickburg? 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 Hardwickburg, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hardwickburg.

Adding Hardwickburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hardwickburg 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 Hardwickburg was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hardwickburg.

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

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 Henry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hardwickburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.









 

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