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Heflin, Alabama

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Welcome to Heflin ...

The city of Heflin is located in Cleburne County and is the County Seat for Cleburne County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Heflin has a population of 3,425 people<2> (see below for details).

Heflin is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Area codes for Heflin: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Heflin: 36264<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Heflin had a population of 3,480 people (or 23.24% of the total population of Cleburne County). This makes Heflin the county's most populous community.

The population of Heflin represents 0.07% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 130th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,480 people, the population of Heflin increased 15.92% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,002 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Heflin had an population of 3,425 people. This is a decrease of 1.58% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.09% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Heflin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

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

Community   2017
Anniston   [Map]   21,770   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fruithurst   [Map]   281   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hobson City   [Map]   764   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Jacksonville   [Map]   12,612   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,180   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Piedmont   [Map]   4,618   N   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Heflin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Heflin - they are located in Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina (2) and Virginia.

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

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 Heflin. 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 Heflin. 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 Heflin.

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

Websites for Heflin ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Heflin ...

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

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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 Heflin.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Heflin - 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 Heflin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Heflin 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Heflin) 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 Heflin. 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 Heflin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Heflin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6472, Longitude: -85.5702     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Heflin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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