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Little River, Alabama
(Cherokee County)

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Welcome to Little River ...

Little River is located in Cherokee County.

A typical abbreviation for Little River: Little Riv.

Little River is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Little River lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

Telephone area codes for Little River: (256) & (938)<2>

Communities near Little River ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Little River and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,802   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,570   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,973   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,848   W   18 miles [29 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Fyffe   [Map]   1,023   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Little River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Little River: This one is located in Cherokee County and the other is located in Baldwin County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 30 communities that are also named Little River - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (3), South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas, Virginia and Yukon.

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

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 Little River. 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 Little River. 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 Little River.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Little River ...

Looking for more information about Little River? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Little River? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Little River, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Little River.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Little River. 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 
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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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Little River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 Little River.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting in Little River. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Little River) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little River. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2815, Longitude: -85.6733     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Little River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Little River.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Little River.


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