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Welcome to Jacksonville ...
The location of Jacksonville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Jacksonville was established in 1833.
When the people of Jacksonville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Jacksonvillian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Jacksonville has a population of 13,019 people<4> (see below for details).
The community of Jacksonville is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Jacksonville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Jacksonville (for example, toward Tallapoosa (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Jacksonville: (256) and (938)<6>
The ZIP code for Jacksonville: 36265<7>
Websites for Jacksonville ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.calhounchamber.com/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Jacksonville, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jacksonville had an population of 13,019 people. This is an increase of 3.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 54.91% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Jacksonville had a population of 12,548 people (which is 10.58% of the total population of Calhoun County). This makes Jacksonville the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Jacksonville represents 0.26% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 53rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 12,548 people, the population of Jacksonville increased 49.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,404 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Jacksonville.
Communities Also Named Jacksonville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 55 communities that are also named Jacksonville - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa (3), Kansas (4), Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Missouri (4), Nevada, New Brunswick, New Jersey (2), New York (2), North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas (2), Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Jacksonville.
Communities near Jacksonville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Jacksonville.
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 Jacksonville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jacksonville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Jacksonville. 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 Jacksonville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jacksonville. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Jacksonville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jacksonville ...
Looking for more information about Jacksonville? 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 Jacksonville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Jacksonville.
Adding Jacksonville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Jacksonville 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 Jacksonville was in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).
We also found Jacksonville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Jacksonville.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jacksonville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Calhoun County: www.calhouncounty.org/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023