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Welcome to Hokes Bluff ...
The location of Hokes Bluff has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Hokes Bluff, you might consider that their post office opened in 1873.
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 4,240 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 4,240 people. This is a decrease of 1.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.19% 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 (with 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.
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.
Adding Hokes Bluff to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hokes Bluff 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 Hokes Bluff was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Hokes Bluff in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Hokes Bluff.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Nov 2023