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Welcome to North Courtland ...

The town of North Courtland is located in Lawrence County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for North Courtland: N. Courtland

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, North Courtland has a population of 619 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of North Courtland.

North Courtland is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for North Courtland: (256) and (938)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Courtland had an population of 619 people. This is a decrease of 2.06% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 22.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, North Courtland had a population of 632 people. This makes North Courtland the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of North Courtland represents 0.01% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 308th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 632 people, the population of North Courtland decreased 20.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 799 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Courtland.

Communities near North Courtland ...

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

  • Decatur (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
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    • Decatur lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of North Courtland and is located in Morgan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,381 people
    • Former names for Decatur:
    • Albany
    • New Decatur
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<7>
  • Muscle Shoals (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muscle Shoals
    • Muscle Shoals lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of North Courtland and is located in Colbert County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,877 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscle Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscle Shoals
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muscle Shoals<7>
  • Moulton (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moulton
    • Moulton lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the south of North Courtland and is located in Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,201 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moulton<7>
  • Trinity (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
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    • Trinity lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of North Courtland and is located in Morgan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,467 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<7>
  • Rogersville (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rogersville
    • Rogersville lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of North Courtland and is located in Lauderdale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,293 people
    • Former name for Rogersville:
    • Rodgersville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rogersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rogersville<7>
  • Town Creek (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Creek
    • Town Creek lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of North Courtland and is located in Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,046 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<7>
  • Killen (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
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    • Killen lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of North Courtland and is located in Lauderdale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 962 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen<7>
  • Leighton (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leighton
    • Leighton lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of North Courtland and is located in Colbert County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 754 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leighton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leighton<7>
  • Hillsboro (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
    • Hillsboro lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of North Courtland and is located in Lawrence County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 512 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<7>
  • Anderson (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anderson
    • Anderson lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of North Courtland and is located in Lauderdale County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 268 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anderson

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around North Courtland. See our Newspapers Page for North Courtland.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Courtland ...

Looking for more information about North Courtland? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to North Courtland, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for North Courtland.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for North Courtland

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Lawrence County

About Alabama

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for North Courtland. 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 North Courtland.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Courtland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Courtland) 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 North Courtland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North CourtlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Courtland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.6789, Longitude: -87.3088       In this case, the coordinates for North Courtland have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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