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Geraldine, Alabama

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Welcome to Geraldine ...

The town of Geraldine is located in DeKalb County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Geraldine has a population of 898 people<1> (see below for details).

Geraldine is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<2>.

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 Lyerly (GA)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Geraldine: (256) & (938)<3>

The ZIP code for Geraldine: 35974<4>

Population Details ...

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 total 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 (that had a count of 786 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Geraldine had an population of 898 people. This is an increase of 0.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.25% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Geraldine ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2016
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Boaz   [Map]   9,710   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,963   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,841   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,099   E   18 miles [29 km]
Guntersville   [Map]   8,437   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Geraldine ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Geraldine. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Geraldine.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Geraldine, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Geraldine.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Geraldine. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About DeKalb County

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Footnotes ...

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

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

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256). For more about area code overlays, please see our Glossary for Geraldine.

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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 town (such as Geraldine). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Geraldine 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 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Geraldine. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Geraldine) 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 Geraldine. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Geraldine

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Geraldine. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3577, Longitude: -86.0037     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Geraldine have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Geraldine.