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Welcome to Hodges ...

The town of Hodges is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hodges, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1911.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hodges has a population of 285 people<3> (see below for details).

Hodges is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Hodges: (205) and (659)<5>

The ZIP code for Hodges: 35571<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hodges had an population of 285 people. This is a decrease of 1.04% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hodges had a population of 288 people. This makes Hodges the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 288 people, the population of Hodges increased 10.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 261 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hodges ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Alabama communities named Hodges: This one is located in Franklin County and the other is located in Marion County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 8 communities that are also named Hodges - they are located in Kansas, Montana, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hodges ...

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

  • Russellville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Hamilton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Haleyville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
  • Red Bay
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
  • Hackleburg
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hackleburg
    • Hackleburg is located in Marion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,249 people
  • Phil Campbell
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
  • Bear Creek
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Tremont
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tremont
    • Tremont is located in Itawamba County (MS)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 465 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tremont <7>
  • Weston
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weston
    • Weston is located in Marion County
  • Vina
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vina have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vina
    • Vina is located in Franklin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 358 people

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hodges ...

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

Adding Hodges to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hodges in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Hodges was on a map titled Map of Alabama (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hodges.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Franklin, 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 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 Hodges.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hodges - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (659) is an overlay for area code (205).
<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 town (such as Hodges). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hodges or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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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