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Welcome to Clyde ...

So far, we have found very little information about Clyde. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Clyde to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Clyde, please Contact Us.


Clyde would have been located within present day DeKalb County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Clyde is 1,240 feet [378 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Clyde was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

If Clyde still existed, it would have been in the (256) & (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Clyde ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Boaz   [Map]   9,652   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,798   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,498   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,847   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Clyde ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 42 communities that are also named Clyde - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, California (3), Georgia, Idaho (2), Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska (2), New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Clyde. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Clyde. 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 Clyde.

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

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About DeKalb County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Clyde, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clyde - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Clyde) 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 Clyde. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clyde

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clyde. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3668, Longitude: -85.8716     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Clyde have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Clyde.

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