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Cedar Bluff, Alabama

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Welcome to Cedar Bluff ...

The town of Cedar Bluff is located in Cherokee County.

A typical abbreviation for Cedar Bluff: Cedar Blf. (or less commonly used: Cedar Bluf.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Cedar Bluff has a population of 1,798 people<1> (see below for details).

Cedar Bluff is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Cedar Bluff: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Cedar Bluff: 35959<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cedar Bluff had a population of 1,820 people (or 7% of the total population of Cherokee County). This makes Cedar Bluff the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Cedar Bluff represents 0.04% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 197th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,820 people, the population of Cedar Bluff increased 24.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,467 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Cedar Bluff had an population of 1,798 people. This is a decrease of 1.21% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.56% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cedar Bluff.

Communities near Cedar Bluff ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<5>.

Community   2017
Centre   [Map]   3,498   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   N   17 miles [27.4 km]
Kirk's Grove   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Leesburg   [Map]   1,021   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Pine Ridge   [Map]   283   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cedar Bluff ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 17 communities that are also named Cedar Bluff - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Tennessee (3) and Virginia (4).

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

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 Cedar Bluff. 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 Cedar Bluff. 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 Cedar Bluff.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cedar Bluff ...

Looking for more information about Cedar Bluff? 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.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Cedar Bluff. 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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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cedar Bluff.

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

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Cedar Bluff.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Cedar Bluff). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cedar Bluff or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Cedar Bluff. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cedar Bluff) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cedar Bluff. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cedar Bluff

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Bluff. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2195, Longitude: -85.5922     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Cedar Bluff.


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