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Welcome to Luverne ...

The city of Luverne is located in Crenshaw County<1> and is the County Seat for Crenshaw County.



Luverne was established in 1889.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Luverne has a population of 2,736 people<2> (see below for details).

The community of Luverne is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Luverne is within the boundaries of the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Luverne: 36049<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Luverne had an population of 2,736 people. This is a decrease of 2.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Luverne had a population of 2,800 people (which is 20.14% of the total population of Crenshaw County). This makes Luverne the county's most populous community.

The population of Luverne represents 0.06% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 142nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,800 people, the population of Luverne increased 6.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,635 people).

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

Communities Also Named Luverne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Luverne - they are located in Minnesota and North Dakota.

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

Communities near Luverne ...

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

  • Troy
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Troy
    • Troy is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,762 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy <5>
  • Brantley
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brantley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brantley
    • Brantley is located in Crenshaw County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 754 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brantley <5>
  • Dozier
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dozier have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dozier
    • Dozier is located in Crenshaw County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 315 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dozier <5>
  • Goshen
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Glenwood
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Petrey
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Petrey have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petrey
    • Petrey is located in Crenshaw County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 57 people
  • Cherokee Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee Village
    • Cherokee Village is located in Crenshaw County
  • Social Town
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Social Town have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Social Town
    • Social Town is located in Crenshaw County
  • Vidette
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vidette have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vidette
    • Vidette is located in Crenshaw County
  • Hallsville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hallsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hallsville
    • Hallsville is located in Pike County

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Luverne. Our list includes 14 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Luverne.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Luverne ...

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

Adding Luverne to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Luverne 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 Luverne was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Luverne on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Luverne.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Luverne. 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 Crenshaw, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Luverne.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Luverne - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Luverne). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Luverne or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.









 

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