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Welcome to Heflin ...
The location of Heflin has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Heflin has a population of 3,409 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Heflin.
Heflin is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<4>.
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 Jake (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Heflin: (256) and (938)<5>
The ZIP code for Heflin: 36264<6>
Websites for Heflin ...
Official Website: www.cityofheflin.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Heflin had an population of 3,409 people. This is a decrease of 2.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.56% since the 2000 Census).
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 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 (with a count of 3,002 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Heflin.
Adding Heflin to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Heflin in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Heflin elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Heflin on our Genealogy Page.
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.
Communities near Heflin ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Heflin.
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 Heflin. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Heflin.
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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Heflin.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Heflin. See our Newspapers Page for Heflin.
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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The official website for Heflin: www.cityofheflin.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 26 Jan 2021