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Russellville, Alabama

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Welcome to Russellville ...

The city of Russellville is located in Franklin County and is the County Seat for Franklin County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Russellville has a population of 9,697 people<1> (see below for details).

Russellville was established in 1819.

The community of Russellville is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Russellville: (256) and (938)<3>

The ZIP codes for Russellville: 35653-35654<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Russellville had a population of 9,830 people (which is 31.01% of the total population of Franklin County). This makes Russellville the county's most populous community.

The population of Russellville represents 0.21% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 63rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,830 people, the population of Russellville increased 9.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,971 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Russellville had an population of 9,697 people. This is a decrease of 1.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.09% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Russellville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Bear Creek   [Map]   1,042   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Churntown   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hackleburg   [Map]   1,467   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hodges   [Map]   281   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Leighton   [Map]   708   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Littleville   [Map]   988   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Russellville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Russellville - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), New Brunswick, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Russellville. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Russellville. 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 Russellville. Our list includes 8 papers.

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

Websites for Russellville ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Russellville ...

Looking for more information about Russellville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Russellville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Russellville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Russellville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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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 Russellville.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Russellville - 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). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Russellville.

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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 city (such as Russellville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Russellville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Russellville includes: 35653 & 35654.

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that stretches from Russellville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Russellville) 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 Russellville. 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 Russellville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Russellville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5060, Longitude: -87.7280     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Russellville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Russellville.


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