Springville Alabama is a city in St. Clair County. It incorporated in December 1880. At the 2010 census the population was 4,080, up from 2,521 in 2000.
The Springville area was a popular stopping place for Native Americans and European settlers traveling through the region because of its natural freshwater springs; the town eventually would take its name from those springs and was initially known as Big Springs.
Springville Alabama Demographics
At the 2000 census there were 2,521 people, 990 households, and 767 families living 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 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 90.56% White, 7.74% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.16% Pacific Islander, and 1.11% from two or more races. 0.24% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.