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Welcome to Rogersville ...

The town of Rogersville is located in Lauderdale County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Rogersville has a population of 1,230 people<1> (see below for details).

Rogersville was settled in 1818 and was incorporated February 2, 1858.

The town of Rogersville was named Rodgersville before it was changed to Rogersville.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Rogersville: Named after the Rodgers family, early settlers in this area.

The community of Rogersville is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Rogersville: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Rogersville: 35652<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Rogersville had a population of 1,257 people. This makes Rogersville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Rogersville represents 0.03% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 233rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,257 people, the population of Rogersville increased 4.84% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,199 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Rogersville had an population of 1,230 people. This is a decrease of 2.15% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Rogersville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Rogersville and not the distance if you are driving.<5>.

Community   2017
Athens   [Map]   25,616   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Killen   [Map]   972   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Leighton   [Map]   708   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lexington   [Map]   717   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Saint Florian   [Map]   615   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Town Creek   [Map]   1,051   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Rogersville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Rogersville - they are located in California, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Rogersville. 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 Rogersville. 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 Rogersville.

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

Websites for Rogersville ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rogersville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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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 Rogersville.

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

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>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 Rogersville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Rogersville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Rogersville) 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 Rogersville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Rogersville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rogersville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8245, Longitude: -87.2936     [Map].

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