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The location of Somerville

Welcome to Somerville ...

The town of Somerville is located in Morgan County.

The location of Somerville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Somerville has a population of 769 people<2> (see below for details).

Somerville is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Somerville: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Somerville: 35670<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Somerville had a population of 724 people. This makes Somerville the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Somerville represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 294th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 724 people, the population of Somerville increased 108.65% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 347 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Somerville had an population of 769 people. This is an increase of 6.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 121.61% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Somerville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Decatur   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Somerville

Madison   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Somerville

Located in Madison County

Hartselle   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Somerville

Priceville   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Somerville

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Somerville

Falkville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Somerville

Flint City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Somerville

South Vinemont   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Somerville

Located in Cullman County

Baileyton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Somerville

Located in Cullman County

Triana   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Somerville

Located in Madison County

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

Communities Also Named Somerville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Somerville - they are located in Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2), Ohio, Pennsylvania (3), Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Websites for Somerville ...

Junior League:

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 Somerville. 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 Somerville. 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 Somerville.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Somerville ...

Looking for more information about Somerville? 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.

Looking for more information about Somerville? 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 Somerville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Somerville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Morgan County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Somerville. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Morgan County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Somerville.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Somerville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Somerville) 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 Somerville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Somerville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Somerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.4693, Longitude: -86.7957     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Somerville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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