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Welcome to Gaylesville ...

The town of Gaylesville is located in Cherokee County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gaylesville has a population of 141 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Gaylesville.

Gaylesville is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Area codes for Gaylesville: (256) and (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Gaylesville: 35973<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gaylesville had an population of 141 people. This is a decrease of 2.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.71% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gaylesville had a population of 144 people. This makes Gaylesville the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 144 people, the population of Gaylesville increased 2.86% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 140 people).

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

Adding Gaylesville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gaylesville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Gaylesville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Gaylesville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Alabama (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Gaylesville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Gaylesville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Gaylesville - it's located in Mississippi.

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

Communities near Gaylesville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gaylesville.

  • Fort Payne [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Payne
    • Fort Payne [DeKalb County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Gaylesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,074 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Payne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Payne<8>
  • Centre [Cherokee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centre
    • Centre [Cherokee County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Gaylesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,542 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre<8>
  • Collinsville [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collinsville
    • Collinsville [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the west of Gaylesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,009 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collinsville<8>
  • Cave Spring [Floyd County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cave Spring
    • Cave Spring [Floyd County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Gaylesville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,070 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cave Spring
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cave Spring<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Leesburg [Cherokee County]
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      • Leesburg [Cherokee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the southwest of Gaylesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,013 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leesburg<8>
    • Robealou Acres [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Robealou Acres
      • Robealou Acres [Floyd County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Gaylesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 973 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Robealou Acres have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Robealou Acres
    • Sand Rock [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Rock
      • Sand Rock [Cherokee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Gaylesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 569 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Rock
    • Pine Ridge [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pine Ridge
      • Pine Ridge [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Gaylesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 284 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pine Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pine Ridge
    • Taliaferro [Chattooga County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taliaferro
      • Taliaferro [Chattooga County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northeast of Gaylesville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 71 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taliaferro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Cedar Springs [Cherokee County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Springs
      • Cedar Springs [Cherokee County] was located 4 miles [6.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Gaylesville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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 Gaylesville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gaylesville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gaylesville. 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 Gaylesville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gaylesville. See our Newspapers Page for Gaylesville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gaylesville ...

Looking for more information about Gaylesville? 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 Gaylesville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gaylesville.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Cherokee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gaylesville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gaylesville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<6>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 Gaylesville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gaylesville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gaylesville) 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 Gaylesville. 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 GaylesvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gaylesville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2680, Longitude: -85.5586       In this case, the coordinates for Gaylesville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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