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Geneva, Alabama
(Geneva County)

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The location of Geneva

Welcome to Geneva ...

The city of Geneva is located in Geneva County and is the County Seat for Geneva County.

The location of Geneva has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Geneva has a population of 4,365 people<2> (see below for details).

Geneva is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Geneva lies within the (334) area code.

The ZIP code for Geneva: 36340<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Geneva had a population of 4,452 people (or 16.62% of the total population of Geneva County). This makes Geneva the county's most populous community.

The population of Geneva represents 0.09% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 113rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,452 people, the population of Geneva increased 1.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,388 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Geneva had an population of 4,365 people. This is a decrease of 1.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.52% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Geneva ...

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 drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Clayhatchee   [Map]   581   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Daleville   [Map]   5,122   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Enterprise   [Map]   28,247   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hartford   [Map]   2,592   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Level Plains   [Map]   2,029   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Samson   [Map]   1,887   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Geneva ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Geneva: This one is located in Geneva County and the other is located in Marengo County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 40 communities that are also named Geneva - they are located in Arkansas, Florida (3), Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas, Kentucky (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Geneva. 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 Geneva. 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 Geneva. Our list includes 9 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Geneva ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Geneva County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Geneva.

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

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<4>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 Geneva). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Geneva or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Geneva. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.0437, Longitude: -85.8764     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Geneva have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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