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City of Springville
Springville seal.png
Incorporated 1873
Population 4,194
Mayor Butch Isley
School district St Clair County School System

Springville City Council
Springville Fire Department
Springville Police Department

Web site springvillealabama.org
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Springville is a town of 4,194 on 6.4 square miles in St Clair County. At the 2000 census the population was just 2,521.

Springville was founded in 1817 as Big Springs. It was renamed with the establishment of the Springville Post Office in 1834. The town was incorporated in 1873.

The town has served as a setting for parts of two feature films, Verne Miller (1986) and Rustin (2001).


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,521 people, 990 households, and 767 families residing in the town. The population density was 393.8 people per square mile. There were 1,049 housing units at an average density of 163.8/sq mi. The racial makeup of the town was 91% White and 8% Black or African American.

There were 990 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.8% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.5% were non-families. 20.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.9% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 26.2% from 45 to 64, and 11.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 97.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $43,397, and the median income for a family was $53,859. Males had a median income of $35,977 versus $25,542 for females. The per capita income for the town was $20,518. About 8.0% of families and 10.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.1% of those under age 18 and 23.4% of those age 65 or over.

St Clair County Seal.png St Clair County

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Argo | Ashville (seat) | Leeds | Margaret | Moody | Odenville | Pell City (seat) | Ragland | Riverside | Springville | Steele | Trussville | Vincent


  • Foscue, Virginia O. (1989) Place Names in Alabama. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press. ISBN 081730410X
  • "Springville, Alabama". (May 4, 2009) Wikipedia - accessed December 3, 2009

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