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Welcome to Moulton ...

The city of Moulton is located in Lawrence County<1> and is the County Seat for Lawrence County.

The location of Moulton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Moulton has a population of 3,241 people<3> (see below for details).

Moulton is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Moulton: (256) & (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Moulton: 35650<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moulton had an population of 3,241 people. This is a decrease of 6.63% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moulton had a population of 3,471 people (which is 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).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Moulton ...

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

  • Decatur [Morgan County]
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    • Decatur [Morgan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Moulton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 54,445 people
    • Former names for Decatur:
    • Albany
    • New Decatur
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<8>
  • Hartselle [Morgan County]
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    • Hartselle [Morgan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Moulton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,466 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartselle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartselle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hartselle<8>
  • Trinity [Morgan County]
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    • Trinity [Morgan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Moulton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,477 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<8>
  • Town Creek [Lawrence County]
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    • Town Creek [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Moulton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,039 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Town Creek<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Flint City [Morgan County]
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      • Flint City [Morgan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Moulton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flint City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flint City
    • North Courtland [Lawrence County]
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      • North Courtland [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Moulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 620 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Courtland
    • Courtland [Lawrence County]
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      • Courtland [Lawrence County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Moulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 588 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Courtland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<8>
    • Hillsboro [Lawrence County]
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      • Hillsboro [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Moulton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 521 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<8>
    • Muck City [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muck City
      • Muck City [Lawrence County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the west of Moulton
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muck City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muck City
    • Chalybeate Springs [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chalybeate Springs
      • Chalybeate Springs [Lawrence County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the northeast of Moulton
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chalybeate Springs

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Moulton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moulton. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers 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.

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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.

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 Lawrence, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Moulton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moulton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>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).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Moulton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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       In this case, the coordinates for Moulton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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