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Welcome to Ider ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Ider has a population of 732 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Ider is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Ider: (256) and (938)<5>

The ZIP code for Ider: 35981<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Ider had an population of 732 people. This is an increase of 1.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.24% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Ider had a population of 723 people. This makes Ider the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Ider represents 0.02% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 296th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 723 people, the population of Ider increased 8.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 664 people).

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

Communities near Ider ...

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

  • Euthtilloga [Chattooga County] - Historic
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    • Euthtilloga [Chattooga County] was located 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Ider
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 29,011 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Euthtilloga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Fort Payne [DeKalb County]
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    • Fort Payne [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Ider
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,041 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Payne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Payne<8>
  • Thompsonville [Walker County]
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    • Thompsonville [Walker County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Ider
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,528 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompsonville
  • Rainsville [DeKalb County]
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    • Rainsville [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Ider
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,149 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainsville<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Henagar [DeKalb County]
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      • Henagar [DeKalb County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Ider
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,367 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henagar<8>
    • Bridgeport [Jackson County]
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      • Bridgeport [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Ider
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,272 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former name for Bridgeport:
      • Jonesville
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<8>
    • Trenton [Dade County]
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      • Trenton [Dade County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Ider
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,153 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trenton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trenton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trenton<8>
    • Stevenson [Jackson County]
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      • Stevenson [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Ider
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,896 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stevenson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stevenson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stevenson<8>
    • Sylvania [DeKalb County]
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      • Sylvania [DeKalb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Ider
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,860 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvania
    • Durham [Walker County]
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      • Durham [Walker County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northeast of Ider
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,257 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ider ...

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

Adding Ider to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ider 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 Ider was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ider. 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>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 Ider.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ider - 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 Ider). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ider 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ider) 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 Ider. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from IderOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ider. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7022, Longitude: -85.6690       In this case, the coordinates for Ider 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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