Hackleburg is a town in Marion County, Alabama. At the 2010 census its population was 1,430.
On April 27, 2011 Hackleburg suffered catastrophic damage when it was hit by an EF5 tornado – part of the April 25–28, 2011 tornado outbreak – which killed 18 Hackleburg residents. On May 2, the Red Cross declared the city 75 percent destroyed.
Hackleburg is a part of the Marion County Schools district.
Hackleburg Elementary and High School's mascot is the Panther, and the school colors are Black and Gold.
The Marion County Board of Education is currently engaged in the multi-million dollar construction of a total K-12 academic complex in Hackleburg. The schools were destroyed by the tornado of April 27, 2011.