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Hartselle, Alabama

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Welcome to Hartselle ...

The city of Hartselle is located in Morgan County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Hartselle has a population of 14,425 people<2> (see below for details).

Hartselle was established in 1870.

The community of Hartselle is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Hartselle: (256) and (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Hartselle: 35640<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hartselle had a population of 14,255 people (or 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).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Hartselle had an population of 14,425 people. This is an increase of 1.19% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 20.02% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Hartselle ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Decatur   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the North (N) of Hartselle

Cullman   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the South (S) of Hartselle

Located in Cullman County

Priceville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hartselle

Moulton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the West (W) of Hartselle

Located in Lawrence County

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Hartselle

Flint City   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) of Hartselle

Somerville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Hartselle

South Vinemont   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Hartselle

Located in Cullman County

Triana   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Hartselle

Located in Madison County

West Point   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Hartselle

Located in Cullman County

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

Websites for Hartselle ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:
Junior League:

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 Hartselle. 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 Hartselle. 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 Hartselle. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Hartselle.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hartselle - 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 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).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hartselle

Our 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hartselle have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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