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Welcome to Hollywood ...

The town of Hollywood is located in Jackson County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Hollywood, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1887.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hollywood has a population of 971 people<3> (see below for details).

Hollywood is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Area codes for Hollywood: (256) & (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Hollywood: 35752<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hollywood had an population of 971 people. This is a decrease of 2.9% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hollywood had a population of 1,000 people. This makes Hollywood the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Hollywood represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 258th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,000 people, the population of Hollywood increased 5.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 950 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hollywood ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 52 communities that are also named Hollywood - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia (3), Idaho, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana (5), Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Oklahoma, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina (4), Tennessee (3), Texas, Virginia (4), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hollywood ...

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

  • Scottsboro
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Rainsville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainsville
    • Rainsville is located in DeKalb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,149 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainsville <7>
  • Henagar
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Stevenson
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stevenson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stevenson
    • Stevenson is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,896 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stevenson <7>
  • Sylvania
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvania
    • Sylvania is located in DeKalb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,860 people
  • Fyffe
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fyffe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fyffe
    • Fyffe is located in DeKalb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,076 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fyffe <7>
  • Powell
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell
    • Powell is located in DeKalb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 908 people
  • Skyline
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyline
    • Skyline is located in Jackson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 835 people
  • Section
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Ider
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ider have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ider
    • Ider is located in DeKalb County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 737 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ider <7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hollywood ...

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

Adding Hollywood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hollywood 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 Hollywood was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Hollywood post office opened in 1887.

We also found Hollywood in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hollywood.

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

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 Jackson, 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 Hollywood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hollywood - 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 town (such as Hollywood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hollywood 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.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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