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Cedar Bluff, Alabama

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Located in: Cherokee County (see below)

Typical Abbreviation: Cedar Blf.

Time Zone: Cedar Bluff lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)<1>

Telephone Area Codes: (256), (938)<2>

ZIP Code: 35959<3>

Elevation: 590 feet [179.83 m] above sea level<4>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Cedar Bluff)

Population

2015:<5>     1,802   (0.99% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     1,820   (24.06% increase since 2000)
2000:     1,467

Total Area:<6>   5.13 sq. miles [13.3 km²]   - of which 1.15% is water (0.06 sq. miles [0.2 km²])

Housing Units:<7>   1,302

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<8>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Cedar Bluff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2195, Longitude: -85.5922     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   34° 13' 10"
Lon:   -85° 35' 31"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<9>   Cedar Bluff

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Cedar Bluff

GNIS ID:   2406240
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 12760

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Cedar Bluff)


About Cherokee County

The town of Centre is the County Seat for Cherokee County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Cherokee)

Population

2015:     25,859   (0.5% decrease since 2010)  
2010:     25,989   (8.34% increase since 2000)
2000:     23,988

Total Area:   599 sq. miles [1,553.9 km²]   - of which 7.71% is water (46.28 sq. miles [119.9 km²])

Housing Units:   16,267

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Cherokee

GNIS ID:   161535
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 019

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Cedar Bluff)


About Alabama

From the US Census

Population

2015:     4,846,411   (1.39% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Cedar Bluff)

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<1>While Cedar Bluff is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

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<2>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Cedar Bluff.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Cedar Bluff). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cedar Bluff or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cedar Bluff - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2015.

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<6>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Cedar Bluff. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<7>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<8>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Cedar Bluff, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<9>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Cedar Bluff.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cedar Bluff.



 
 
 

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