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Welcome to Hokes Bluff ...

The city of Hokes Bluff is located in Etowah County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Hokes Bluff: Hokes Blf. (or less commonly used: Hokes Bluf.)

See our Genealogy Helper Page for Hokes Bluff for more information about variations on the name of Hokes Bluff.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hokes Bluff has a population of 4,257 people<3> (see below for details).

Hokes Bluff is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

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

The ZIP code for Hokes Bluff: 35903<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hokes Bluff had an population of 4,257 people. This is a decrease of 0.68% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hokes Bluff had a population of 4,286 people. This makes Hokes Bluff the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Hokes Bluff represents 0.09% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 115th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,286 people, the population of Hokes Bluff increased 3.3% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,149 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hokes Bluff.

Communities near Hokes Bluff ...

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

  • Gadsden [Etowah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gadsden
    • Gadsden [Etowah County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the west of Hokes Bluff
    • Estimated population in 2019: 35,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gadsden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gadsden<8>
  • Jacksonville [Calhoun County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville [Calhoun County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Hokes Bluff
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,544 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<8>
  • Rainbow City [Etowah County]
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    • Rainbow City [Etowah County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the west of Hokes Bluff
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,611 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainbow City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainbow City<8>
  • Southside [Etowah County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Southside have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Southside
    • Southside [Etowah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Hokes Bluff
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,905 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Southside
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Southside<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Attalla [Etowah County]
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      • Attalla [Etowah County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Hokes Bluff
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,771 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Attalla<8>
    • Glencoe [Etowah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glencoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glencoe
      • Glencoe [Etowah County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Hokes Bluff
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,071 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glencoe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glencoe<8>
    • Piedmont [Calhoun County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piedmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
      • Piedmont [Calhoun County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Hokes Bluff
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,535 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<8>
    • Centre [Cherokee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centre
      • Centre [Cherokee County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Hokes Bluff
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,542 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre<8>
    • Weaver [Calhoun County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weaver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weaver
      • Weaver [Calhoun County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Hokes Bluff
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,061 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weaver
    • Collinsville [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collinsville
      • Collinsville [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Hokes Bluff
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,009 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collinsville<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 Hokes Bluff. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hokes Bluff.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hokes Bluff ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.org/

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 Etowah, 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 Hokes Bluff.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hokes Bluff - 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 Hokes Bluff). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hokes Bluff 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hokes Bluff) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hokes Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hokes Bluff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hokes Bluff. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9899, Longitude: -85.8644       In this case, the coordinates for Hokes Bluff 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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