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Welcome to Eldridge ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Eldridge, you might consider that their post office opened in 1836.
The town was incorporated in 1970.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Eldridge has a population of 123 people<2> (see below for details).
Eldridge is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Eldridge lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Eldridge lies within the (205) area code.
The ZIP code for Eldridge: 35554<4>
Going back to its beginning, The community of Eldridge was originally named Camp Springs. For more information about the names of Eldridge, see The Names of Eldridge on our Genealogy Page.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eldridge had an population of 123 people. This is a decrease of 5.38% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 33.15% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Eldridge had a population of 130 people. This makes Eldridge the county's 11th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 130 people, the population of Eldridge decreased 29.35% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 184 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Eldridge.
Communities Also Named Eldridge ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 18 communities that are also named Eldridge - they are located in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota and Texas (3).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Eldridge.
Communities near Eldridge ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Eldridge.
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 Eldridge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eldridge.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Eldridge. 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 Eldridge.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Eldridge. See our Newspapers Page for Eldridge.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eldridge ...
Looking for more information about Eldridge? 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 Eldridge, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Eldridge.
Adding Eldridge to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Eldridge 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 Eldridge was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Eldridge in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Eldridge.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eldridge. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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: 21 Nov 2023