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Welcome to Geraldine ...

The town of Geraldine is located in DeKalb County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Geraldine has a population of 898 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 898 people. This is an increase of 0.22% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.25% 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 (which had a count of 786 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Geraldine ...

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

  • Albertville [Marshall County]
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    • Albertville [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Geraldine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,711 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albertville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albertville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albertville<8>
  • Fort Payne [DeKalb County]
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    • Fort Payne [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Geraldine
    • 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>
  • Boaz [Marshall County]
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    • Boaz [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Geraldine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,704 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boaz
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boaz<8>
  • Guntersville [Marshall County]
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    • Guntersville [Marshall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Geraldine
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,571 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Guntersville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guntersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guntersville<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rainsville [DeKalb County]
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      • Rainsville [DeKalb County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Geraldine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,123 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainsville<8>
    • Collinsville [DeKalb County]
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      • Collinsville [DeKalb County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Geraldine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,009 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collinsville<8>
    • Sylvania [DeKalb County]
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      • Sylvania [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northeast of Geraldine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,894 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvania
    • Crossville [DeKalb County]
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      • Crossville [DeKalb County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Geraldine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,857 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossville<8>
    • Sardis City [Etowah County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis City
      • Sardis City [Etowah County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Geraldine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,775 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis City
    • Fyffe [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fyffe
      • Fyffe [DeKalb County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Geraldine
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,045 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fyffe have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fyffe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fyffe<8>

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.

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About DeKalb County

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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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including DeKalb, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Geraldine.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Geraldine - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>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).
<6>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- Geraldine) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3517, Longitude: -86.0010    
<7>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.
<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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