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Welcome to Moundville ...

The town of Moundville is primarily located in Hale County<1>. A portion of Moundville extends into Tuscaloosa County.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Moundville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Moundville has a population of 2,466 people<3> (see below for details).

Moundville is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Moundville: (205) & (659)<5>

The ZIP code for Moundville: 35474<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moundville had an population of 2,466 people. This is an increase of 1.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 36.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Moundville had a population of 2,427 people (or 15.4% of the total population of Hale County). This makes Moundville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Moundville represents 0.05% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 155th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,427 people, the population of Moundville increased 34.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,809 people).

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

Communities Also Named Moundville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Moundville - it's located in Missouri.

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

Communities near Moundville ...

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

  • Tuscaloosa
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Northport
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
  • Eutaw
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Coaling
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coaling have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coaling
    • Coaling is located in Tuscaloosa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,633 people
  • Coker
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coker have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coker
    • Coker is located in Tuscaloosa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 953 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coker <7>
  • Akron
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Union
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union
    • Union is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 207 people
  • Foster's
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Phipps ‑ Historic
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phipps have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phipps
    • Phipps is located in Hale County
  • Ralph
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moundville. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Moundville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moundville ...

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

Adding Moundville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Moundville 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 Moundville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Moundville post office opened in 1895.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Moundville.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Moundville. 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 Hale, 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 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 Moundville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moundville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (659) is an overlay for area code (205).
<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 town (such as Moundville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moundville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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