Heflin, Alabama

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Heflin, Alabama
City
Cleburne County Courthouse in Heflin
Location in Cleburne County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°38′38″N 85°34′58″W / 33.64389°N 85.58278°W / 33.64389; -85.58278Coordinates: 33°38′38″N 85°34′58″W / 33.64389°N 85.58278°W / 33.64389; -85.58278
Country United States
State Alabama
County Cleburne
Government
 • Mayor Anna Berry
Area
 • Total 12 sq mi (31.1 km2)
 • Land 11.8 sq mi (30.6 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
Elevation 961 ft (293 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,002
 • Density 250.2/sq mi (96.5/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 36264
Area code(s) 256
FIPS code 01-33976
GNIS feature ID 0159746

Heflin is a city in Cleburne County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 3,002. The city is the county seat of Cleburne County.

History[change | edit source]

Heflin was first settled in 1882 as a station on the railroad line from Atlanta. The town quickly grew and was incorported in 1886. Edwardsville was the county seat until 1905. In an election the county decided to move the county seat to Heflin.[1]

Media[change | edit source]

  • Radio stations
WKNG-FM 89.1 FM (Southern Gospel /Worship Music)
WPIL 91.7 FM (Southern Gospel/Classic Country/Bluegrass)
  • Newspaper
Cleburne News (weekly)

Notable natives[change | edit source]

References[change | edit source]

  1. Hoskins Morton, Patricia. "Cleburne County". Encyclopedia of Alabama. http://www.encyclopediaofalabama.org/face/Article.jsp?id=h-1322. Retrieved 20 January 2010.