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Welcome to Luverne ...

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Luverne has a population of 2,770 people<1> (see below for details).

Luverne was established in 1889.

The community of Luverne is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Luverne is within the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Luverne: 36049<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Luverne had a population of 2,800 people (or 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 (that had a count of 2,635 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Luverne had an population of 2,770 people. This is a decrease of 1.07% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.12% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Luverne ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Luverne and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017
Brantley   [Map]   788   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Cherokee Village   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dozier   [Map]   325   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   186   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Goshen   [Map]   253   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Honoraville   [Map]   ---   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Luverne.

Communities Also Named Luverne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Luverne. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Luverne. Our list includes 14 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Luverne. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Luverne.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Luverne - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Luverne. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Luverne) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Luverne. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Luverne

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Luverne. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7186, Longitude: -86.2687     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Luverne have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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