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Welcome to Hartselle ...

The city of Hartselle is located in Morgan County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hartselle has a population of 14,451 people<3> (see below for details).

Hartselle was established in 1870.

The community of Hartselle is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Hartselle: (256) and (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Hartselle: 35640<6>

Websites for Hartselle ...

Official Website:   www.hartselle.org/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.hartsellechamber.com/

Junior League:   www.jlmorgancounty.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hartselle had an population of 14,451 people. This is an increase of 1.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hartselle had a population of 14,255 people (which is 11.93% of the total population of Morgan County). This makes Hartselle the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Hartselle represents 0.3% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 45th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,255 people, the population of Hartselle increased 18.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 12,019 people).

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

Communities near Hartselle ...

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

  • Decatur [Morgan County]
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    • Decatur [Morgan County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the north of Hartselle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,381 people
    • Former names for Decatur:
    • Albany
    • New Decatur
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<8>
  • Cullman [Cullman County]
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    • Cullman [Cullman County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Hartselle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,564 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cullman have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cullman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cullman<8>
  • Priceville [Morgan County]
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    • Priceville [Morgan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Hartselle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,984 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Priceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Priceville<8>
  • Trinity [Morgan County]
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    • Trinity [Morgan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Hartselle
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,467 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Triana [Madison County]
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      • Triana [Madison County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Hartselle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,327 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Triana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Triana
    • Flint City [Morgan County]
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      • Flint City [Morgan County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the north of Hartselle
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint City
    • Somerville [Morgan County]
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      • Somerville [Morgan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the east of Hartselle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 782 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Somerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Somerville
    • South Vinemont [Cullman County]
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      • South Vinemont [Cullman County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of Hartselle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 636 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Vinemont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Vinemont
    • West Point [Cullman County]
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      • West Point [Cullman County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Hartselle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 604 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Hillsboro [Lawrence County]
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      • Hillsboro [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Hartselle
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 512 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<8>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hartselle. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hartselle.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hartselle ...

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

Adding Hartselle to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Morgan County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Hartselle: www.hartselle.org/

The official website for Morgan County: www.co.morgan.al.us/

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 Morgan, 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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hartselle.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hartselle - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>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 Hartselle). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hartselle or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hartselle) 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 Hartselle. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HartselleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hartselle. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4392, Longitude: -86.9398       In this case, the coordinates for Hartselle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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