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Welcome to Jacksonville ...
The city of Jacksonville is located in Calhoun County.
The location of Jacksonville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Jacksonville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Jacksonvillian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Jacksonville has a population of 12,612 people<3> (see below for details).
Jacksonville was established in 1833.
The community of Jacksonville is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.
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).
Area codes for Jacksonville: (256) & (938)<5>
The ZIP code for Jacksonville: 36265<6>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Jacksonville had a population of 12,548 people (or 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).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Jacksonville had an population of 12,612 people. This is an increase of 0.51% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 50.07% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Jacksonville.
Communities near Jacksonville ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Jacksonville and not the distance if driven.<7>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Jacksonville.
Communities Also Named Jacksonville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Jacksonville:
Websites 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.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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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: 08 Apr 2019