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Welcome to Geraldine ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Geraldine, you might consider that their post office opened in 1882.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Geraldine has a population of 897 people<2> (see below for details).
Geraldine is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Geraldine lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Geraldine (for example, toward Taliaferro (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Telephone area codes for Geraldine: (256) & (938)<4>
The ZIP code for Geraldine: 35974<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Geraldine had an population of 897 people. This is an increase of 0.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.12% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Geraldine had a population of 896 people. This makes Geraldine the county's 9th most populous community.
The population of Geraldine represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 268th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 896 people, the population of Geraldine increased 13.99% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 786 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Geraldine.
Communities Also Named Geraldine ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Geraldine - they are located in Montana and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Geraldine.
Communities near Geraldine ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Geraldine.
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 Geraldine. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Geraldine.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Geraldine. 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 Geraldine.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Geraldine. See our Newspapers Page for Geraldine.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Geraldine ...
Looking for more information about Geraldine? 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 Geraldine, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Geraldine.
Adding Geraldine to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Geraldine 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 Geraldine was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Geraldine in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Geraldine.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Geraldine. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023