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Welcome to Harpersville ...

The town of Harpersville is located in Shelby County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harpersville has a population of 1,723 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Harpersville is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Harpersville is located in the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Harpersville: 35078<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harpersville had an population of 1,723 people. This is an increase of 5.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.36% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harpersville had a population of 1,637 people. This makes Harpersville the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Harpersville represents 0.03% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 206th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,637 people, the population of Harpersville increased 1.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,620 people).

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

Communities Also Named Harpersville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Harpersville - they are located in Ohio, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Harpersville ...

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

  • Pelham [Shelby County]
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    • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Harpersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,231 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<7>
  • Pell City [Saint Clair County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pell City
    • Pell City [Saint Clair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Harpersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,296 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pell City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pell City<7>
  • Moody [Saint Clair County]
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    • Moody [Saint Clair County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Harpersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,292 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moody
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moody<7>
  • Irondale [Jefferson County]
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    • Irondale [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Harpersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,226 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irondale<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chelsea [Shelby County]
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      • Chelsea [Shelby County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Harpersville
      • Estimated population in 2015: 12,059 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chelsea<7>
    • Leeds [Jefferson County]
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      • Leeds [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Harpersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,026 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leeds have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leeds
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leeds<7>
    • Sylacauga [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylacauga
      • Sylacauga [Talladega County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Harpersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,939 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylacauga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sylacauga<7>
    • Childersburg [Talladega County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Childersburg
      • Childersburg [Talladega County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Harpersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,781 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Childersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Childersburg<7>
    • Columbiana [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbiana
      • Columbiana [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Harpersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,682 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbiana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbiana<7>
    • Indian Springs Village [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Springs Village
      • Indian Springs Village [Shelby County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Harpersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,628 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Springs Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Springs Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harpersville ...

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

Adding Harpersville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Mentions & References for Harpersville

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

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

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

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 Shelby, 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 Harpersville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harpersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 town (such as Harpersville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Harpersville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Harpersville) 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 Harpersville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarpersvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harpersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3440, Longitude: -86.4382    
<6>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.
<7>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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