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Welcome to Arkadelphia ...

Arkadelphia is located in Cullman County<1>.

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

Arkadelphia was established in 1854.

Arkadelphia is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Arkadelphia: (256) and (938)<4>

Adding Arkadelphia to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arkadelphia in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Arkadelphia was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Arkadelphia on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Arkadelphia on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Arkadelphia ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Arkadelphia - it's located in Arkansas.

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

Communities near Arkadelphia ...

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

  • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardendale
    • Gardendale [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Arkadelphia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,177 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardendale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardendale<6>
  • Jasper [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
    • Jasper [Walker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Arkadelphia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,431 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<6>
  • Kimberly [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimberly
    • Kimberly [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Arkadelphia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,593 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimberly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimberly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kimberly<6>
  • Hanceville [Cullman County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanceville
    • Hanceville [Cullman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Arkadelphia
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,461 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanceville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanceville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanceville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Warrior [Jefferson County]
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      • Warrior [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Arkadelphia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warrior have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warrior
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warrior<6>
    • Good Hope [Cullman County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Good Hope
      • Good Hope [Cullman County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Arkadelphia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,362 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Good Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Good Hope
    • Sumiton [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sumiton
      • Sumiton [Walker County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Arkadelphia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,332 people
      • Former names for Sumiton:
      • Commercial
      • Democrat
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sumiton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sumiton<6>
    • Morris [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morris
      • Morris [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Arkadelphia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,149 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morris
    • Graysville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Graysville
      • Graysville [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Arkadelphia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,092 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Graysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Graysville<6>
    • Dora [Walker County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dora
      • Dora [Walker County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Arkadelphia
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,905 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dora
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dora<6>

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 Arkadelphia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Arkadelphia.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Arkadelphia. 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 Arkadelphia.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arkadelphia ...

Looking for more information about Arkadelphia? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman County: www.co.cullman.al.us/

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 Cullman, 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 Arkadelphia - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Arkadelphia) 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 Arkadelphia. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ArkadelphiaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arkadelphia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9051, Longitude: -86.9625       In this case, the coordinates for Arkadelphia 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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