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Riverdale, Alabama
(DeKalb County)

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Welcome to Riverdale ...

Riverdale is located in DeKalb County.

Riverdale is 1,660 feet [506 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

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

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

Communities near Riverdale ...

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

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,150   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fyffe   [Map]   1,023   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Henagar   [Map]   2,346   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Ider   [Map]   716   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Powell   [Map]   957   W   18 miles [29 km]
Rainsville   [Map]   5,031   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Riverdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Riverdale: This one is located in DeKalb County and the other is located in Tuscaloosa County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 71 communities that are also named Riverdale - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho (3), Illinois (4), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Massachusetts (4), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (2), North Carolina (2), North Dakota (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Ontario (3), Oregon (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (5), Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia (6) and Wyoming.

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

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 Riverdale. 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 Riverdale. 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 Riverdale.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Riverdale ...

Looking for more information about Riverdale? 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 Riverdale? 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 Riverdale, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Riverdale.

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) Riverdale. 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.

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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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The Communities of Alabama

About DeKalb County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Riverdale. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Riverdale - 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 Riverdale.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Riverdale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Riverdale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5601, Longitude: -85.5808     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Riverdale 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 Riverdale.

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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 Riverdale.



 
 
 

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