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Cordova, Alabama

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Welcome to Cordova ...

The city of Cordova is located in Walker County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Cordova has a population of 1,957 people<1> (see below for details).

Cordova was originally named Dent.

The community of Cordova is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

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<3>

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (with a count of 2,423 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Cordova had an population of 1,957 people. This is a decrease of 6.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.23% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Cordova.

Communities near Cordova ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Cordova and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Adamsville   [Map]   4,347   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Brookside   [Map]   1,329   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Dora   [Map]   1,913   E   5 miles [8 km]
Graysville   [Map]   2,094   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jasper   [Map]   13,618   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mulga   [Map]   813   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cordova ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

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 Cordova. 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 Cordova. 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 Cordova. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Walker County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Walker County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>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 city (such as Cordova). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cordova or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cordova) 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 Cordova. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cordova

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cordova. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7594, Longitude: -87.1820     [Map].

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