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The location of Moulton

Welcome to Moulton ...

The city of Moulton is located in Lawrence County and is the County Seat for Lawrence County.

The location of Moulton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Moulton has a population of 3,234 people<2> (see below for details).

Moulton is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Moulton: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Moulton: 35650<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moulton had a population of 3,471 people (or 10.11% of the total population of Lawrence County). This makes Moulton the county's most populous community.

The population of Moulton represents 0.07% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 131st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,471 people, the population of Moulton increased 6.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,260 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Moulton had an population of 3,234 people. This is a decrease of 6.83% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Moulton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Decatur   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Moulton

Located in Morgan County

Hartselle   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Moulton

Located in Morgan County

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Moulton

Located in Morgan County

Town Creek   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Moulton

Flint City   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Moulton

Located in Morgan County

North Courtland   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Moulton

Courtland   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Moulton

Hillsboro   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Moulton

Muck City   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Moulton

Chalybeate Springs   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Moulton

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

Communities Also Named Moulton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Moulton - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio (2), South Dakota, Texas and Washington.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Moulton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Moulton. 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 Moulton. Our list includes 8 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Moulton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moulton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lawrence County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Moulton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moulton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>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 Moulton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moulton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Moulton) 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 Moulton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moulton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moulton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4843, Longitude: -87.2831     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Moulton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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