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Welcome to Cordova ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Cordova, you might consider that their post office opened in 1885.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cordova has a population of 1,847 people<2> (see below for details).
Cordova is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Cordova lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Cordova is located in the (205) area code.
The ZIP code for Cordova: 35550<4>
Going back to its beginning, The community of Cordova was originally named Dent. For more information about the names of Cordova, see The Names of Cordova on our Genealogy Page.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cordova had an population of 1,847 people. This is a decrease of 11.84% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.77% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cordova had a population of 2,095 people. This makes Cordova the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Cordova represents 0.04% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 172nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 2,095 people, the population of Cordova decreased 13.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,423 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cordova.
Communities Also Named Cordova ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 20 communities that are also named Cordova - they are located in Alaska, California, Georgia (2), Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Manitoba, Maryland, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cordova.
Communities near Cordova ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cordova.
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 Cordova. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cordova.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cordova. 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 Cordova.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cordova. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cordova.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cordova ...
Looking for more information about Cordova? 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 Cordova, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cordova.
Adding Cordova to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cordova in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Cordova was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Cordova in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Cordova.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Walker County: www.walkercounty.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023