Community Profile

Town of Falkville:

  • Located One Hour From Birmingham and 35 Minutes From Huntsville

Population 2010 Census:

  • Town – 1,279
  • County- 119,490

County:

  • Morgan

Libraries:

  • Falkville Public Library

Schools:

  • Falkville High School
  • Falkville Elementary School

Falkville Volunteer Fire Department:

  • Two Stations
  • Fire Insurance Rating: 5/9
  • Volunteers: 28
  • Total Trucks: 7

Police Department:

  • Total Personnel: 5
  • Patrol Cars: 7

Utilities:

  • Water & Sewer
  • Provider: Falkville Utilities
  • Distributors: Hartselle Utilities & West Morgan-East Lawrence Water Authority

Electricity:

  • Distributors: Joe Wheeler EMC
  • Source: Tennessee Valley

Natural Gas:

  • Suppliers: Wheeler Basin

Solid Waste Disposal:

  • County Landfill

Area Colleges & Universities:

  • Athens State University (Athens)
  • Calhoun Community College (Decatur)
  • Wallace State Community College (Hanceville)
  • University Of North Alabama (Florence)
  • University Of Alabama – (Huntsville)

Area Hospitals:

  • Decatur Morgan Hospital (Decatur)
  • Parkway Medical Center (Decatur)
  • Cullman Regional (Cullman)

Long Term Nursing Facilities/Nursing Homes:

  • Falkville Healthcare
  • Summerford Nursing Home

Transportation:

  • Rail Carriers Serving Community: CSX Transportation
  • Frequency of Switching Service: As Required
  • Highways Serving Community: Us 31; Co 55
  • Interstate Exchanges: I-65 #322

Air Services:

  • Nearest Airport: Hartselle-Morgan County
    Paved Runway Length: 3,600 Ft.
  • Cullman Airport – Folsom Field
    Vinemont, AL 35179
    Phone: (256) 775-1011
    Lighted Runway is 5,500 Feet Long
  • Commercial Air Service: Huntsville International (30 miles) Carriers: Multiple

Other Transportation Services:

Bus Service: Greyhound (Decatur)

Nearest Navigable Waterway: Tennessee River (20 Miles)

Waterway Port Facilities: 20 Miles (2 Public; 1 Private)

Sales Tax:

  • City: 4%
  • County: 1%
  • State: 4%
  • Total: 9%

Fuel Tax:

Town Limits:

  • Gasoline $.03 per gallon
  • Diesel $.02 per gallon

Police Jurisdiction:

  • Gasoline $.015 per gallon
  • Diesel $.01 per gallon