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Riverside, Alabama
(Blount County)

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Welcome to Riverside ...

Riverside is located in Blount County.

When the people of Riverside refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Riversider<1>

Riverside is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Riverside is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

Communities near Riverside ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Riverside and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Altoona   [Map]   924   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Arab   [Map]   8,295   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Blountsville   [Map]   1,697   W   5 miles [8 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,315   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,281   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,341   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Riverside ...

While we believe that this Riverside is located in Blount County, we know of another 3 Alabama communities named Riverside. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cullman, Etowah and Saint Clair County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 195 communities that are also named Riverside - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas (4), British Columbia, California (6), Colorado (3), Connecticut (3), Delaware, Florida (6), Georgia (9), Idaho (4), Illinois, Indiana (5), Iowa (2), Kansas (5), Kentucky (3), Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (4), Massachusetts (6), Michigan (3), Minnesota (3), Mississippi (2), Missouri (5), Montana (6), Nebraska (3), Nevada (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire (2), New Jersey (6), New Mexico (5), New York (7), North Carolina (5), North Dakota, Nova Scotia (4), Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (7), Oregon (4), Pennsylvania (5), Rhode Island, South Carolina (4), South Dakota (2), Tennessee (9), Texas (3), Utah (4), Vermont (3), Virginia (7), Washington (6), West Virginia (7), Wisconsin (3) and Wyoming (2).

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

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 Riverside. 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 Riverside. 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 Riverside.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Riverside ...

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

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) Riverside. 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
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
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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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About Blount County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Blount County: www.co.blount.al.us/

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







Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Riverside refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Riverside may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverside. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0676, Longitude: -86.4933     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Riverside 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 Riverside.

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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 Riverside.



 
 
 

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