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Welcome to Huntsville ...

The city of Huntsville is located in Walker County and is the County Seat for Walker County.

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

When the people of Huntsville refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Huntsvillian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Huntsville has a population of 41,521 people<3> (see below for details).

Huntsville is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Huntsville is within the (936) area code.

The ZIP codes for Huntsville: 77320, 77340-77344, 77348-77349<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Huntsville had a population of 38,548 people (or 56.8% of the total population of Walker County). This makes Huntsville the county's most populous community.

The population of Huntsville represents 0.15% of the population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 38,548 people, the population of Huntsville increased 9.89% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 35,078 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Huntsville had an population of 41,521 people. This is an increase of 7.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.37% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Huntsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 27 communities that are also named Huntsville - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee (2), Utah, Vermont, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Websites for Huntsville ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

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 Huntsville. 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 Huntsville. 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 Huntsville. Our list includes 21 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Huntsville ...

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

Communities near Huntsville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Willis   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the South (S) of Huntsville

Located in Montgomery County

Trinity   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Huntsville

Located in Trinity County

New Waverly   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Huntsville

Riverside   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Huntsville

Oakhurst   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Huntsville

Located in San Jacinto County

Dodge   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Huntsville

Goshen   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Huntsville

Wesley Grove   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the West (W) of Huntsville

Danville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Huntsville

Located in Montgomery County

Kittrell   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Huntsville

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Texas

About Walker County

About Texas

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Huntsville:

The official website for Walker County:

The official website for State of Texas:

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.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Huntsville refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Huntsville may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Huntsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Huntsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 city (such as Huntsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Huntsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Huntsville includes: 77320, 77340, 77341, 77342, 77343, 77348 & 77349.
<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 from Point A (ie- Huntsville) 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 Huntsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Huntsville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Huntsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.7048, Longitude: -95.5547     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Huntsville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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