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Welcome to Rogersville ...

The town of Rogersville is located in Lauderdale County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Rogersville has a population of 1,269 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

The town of Rogersville was previously named Rodgersville.

The community of Rogersville is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Rogersville: (256) and (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Rogersville: 35652<5>

Websites for Rogersville ...

Official Website: www.rogersvillealabama.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Rogersville had an population of 1,269 people. This is an increase of 0.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.84% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 1,199 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Rogersville ...

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

  • Athens [Limestone County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Athens
    • Athens [Limestone County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Rogersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,643 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<7>
  • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County]
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    • Liberty Grove [Lawrence County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Rogersville
    • Estimated population in 2014: 7,825 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty Grove
  • Trinity [Morgan County]
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    • Trinity [Morgan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Rogersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,467 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trinity have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trinity
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trinity<7>
  • Loretto [Lawrence County]
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    • Loretto [Lawrence County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Rogersville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,781 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loretto have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loretto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loretto<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Town Creek [Lawrence County]
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      • Town Creek [Lawrence County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Rogersville
      • 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.<8> 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 [Lauderdale County]
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      • Killen [Lauderdale County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Rogersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 962 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killen have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen<7>
    • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County]
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      • Saint Joseph [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Rogersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 824 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Joseph
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<7>
    • Saint Florian [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Florian
      • Saint Florian [Lauderdale County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the west of Rogersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 780 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Florian have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Florian
    • Leighton [Colbert County]
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      • Leighton [Colbert County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Rogersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 754 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leighton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leighton<7>
    • Lexington [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
      • Lexington [Lauderdale County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Rogersville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 711 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<7>

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

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

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

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.

Adding Rogersville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Rogersville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Rogersville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Rogersville on our Genealogy Page.

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The official website for Rogersville: www.rogersvillealabama.com/

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 Lauderdale, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Rogersville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Rogersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<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 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).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Rogersville) 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 Rogersville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RogersvilleOur 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    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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