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Clyde, Alabama

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Welcome to Clyde ...

So far, we have found very little information about Clyde. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Clyde to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Clyde, please Contact Us.

Clyde would have been located within present day DeKalb County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Clyde is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Clyde was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Clyde (for example, toward Lyerly (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Clyde would have been located in the (256) & (938)<3> area codes.

Communities near Clyde ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Clyde and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2015<5>
Boaz   [Map]   9,688   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,802   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,570   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,973   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,848   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Clyde.

Communities Also Named Clyde ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 42 communities that are also named Clyde - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, California (3), Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Clyde.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clyde. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clyde. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clyde.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Clyde:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Clyde no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Clyde, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clyde - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Clyde.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Clyde. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clyde) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Clyde. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clyde

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clyde. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3668, Longitude: -85.8716     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clyde have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clyde.

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Clyde.


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