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Welcome to Anderson ...

Anderson is located in Cherokee County<1>.

The location of Anderson has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Anderson is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Anderson: (256) & (938)<4>

Communities Also Named Anderson ...

While we believe that this Anderson is located in Cherokee County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Anderson. Those communities are located in the following counties: Etowah and Lauderdale County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 70 communities that are also named Anderson - they are located in Alaska, Arkansas (3), British Columbia, California, Georgia (7), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan (8), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (3), Oklahoma (2), Ontario (2), Oregon (2), Pennsylvania (3), Quebec, South Carolina, Tennessee (5), Texas, Virginia, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (3).

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

Communities near Anderson ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anderson.

  • Gadsden [Etowah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gadsden
    • Gadsden [Etowah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2018: 35,157 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gadsden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gadsden<6>
  • Fort Payne [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Payne
    • Fort Payne [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2018: 13,987 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Payne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Payne<6>
  • Piedmont [Calhoun County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Piedmont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Piedmont
    • Piedmont [Calhoun County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,589 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Piedmont
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Piedmont<6>
  • Hokes Bluff [Etowah County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hokes Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hokes Bluff
    • Hokes Bluff [Etowah County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Anderson
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,252 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hokes Bluff
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hokes Bluff<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Centre [Cherokee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centre
      • Centre [Cherokee County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 3,514 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centre
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre<6>
    • Collinsville [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collinsville
      • Collinsville [DeKalb County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,962 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collinsville<6>
    • Crossville [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crossville
      • Crossville [DeKalb County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,839 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossville<6>
    • Cedar Bluff [Cherokee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
      • Cedar Bluff [Cherokee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,819 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Bluff<6>
    • Geraldine [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geraldine
      • Geraldine [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 893 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geraldine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geraldine<6>
    • Reece City [Etowah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reece City
      • Reece City [Etowah County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Anderson
      • Estimated population in 2018: 624 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reece City

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anderson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anderson.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anderson. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Anderson.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anderson. See our Newspapers Page for Anderson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anderson ...

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

In addition to the Tourism page for Anderson, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Anderson.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Cherokee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anderson - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anderson) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.1954, Longitude: -85.7366       In this case, the coordinates for Anderson have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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