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Russellville is a city in Franklin County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for William Russell, settler.

The latitude of Russellville is 34.507N. The longitude is -87.728W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 764 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,783.


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Median household income
Local
$25,333
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Russellville demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Russell's Valley
Early iron-making city
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 6. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 0.7 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Watermelon Festival - Aug. 17-18, 2007
Dates often change. Check Russellville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Russellville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35653 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Russellville residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Russellville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Russellville was $14,871, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Russellville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Russellville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $251.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $633.


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Libraries in Russellville include Russellville Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Russellville include Franklin County Times

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Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Russellville political report.

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The average commute time for Russellville workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Russellville include Russellville Hotel & Suites, Windwood Inn Russellville.

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