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Harpersville is a town in Shelby County, Alabama, United States. According to the 1950 U.S. Census, it formally incorporated in 1943. At the 2010 census, the population was 1,637, up from 1,620 in 2000. It is located southeast of Birmingham metro area.HistoryHarpersville was settled just after the War of 1812 ended. It was originally called Big Springs.Harpersville Municipal Court has been effectively taken over by Circuit Court Judge Hub Harrington as of 13 July 2012 in a case regarding Private probation. His order characterizes the municipal court as a debtors' prison and extortion racket condoned by the elected officials of Harpersville and Judicial Correction Services.Harpersville has two structures which are listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Chancellor House and the Old Rock House.GeographyHarpersville is located at . According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 15.9sqmi, of which 15.9sqmi is land and 0.06% is water.Demographics2000 CensusAs of the census of 2000, there were 1,620 people, 610 households, and 458 families residing in the town. The population density was 102.0 people per square mile (39.4/km²). There were 685 housing units at an average density of 43.1 per square mile (16.7/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 69.57% White, 28.70% Black or African American, 0.49% Native American, 0.68% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 0.31% from two or more races. 0.62% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
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