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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 718 people<3> (see below for details).

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).

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 718 people. This is a decrease of 0.69% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.13% 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 total 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
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euthtilloga
    • 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]
  • Thompsonville [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thompsonville
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainsville
    • Rainsville [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southwest of Ider
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,123 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henagar
      • Henagar [DeKalb County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Ider
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,363 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henagar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henagar<8>
    • Bridgeport [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
      • Bridgeport [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Ider
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,297 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
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<8>
    • Stevenson [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stevenson
      • Stevenson [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northwest of Ider
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,951 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvania
      • Sylvania [DeKalb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Ider
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,894 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
      • 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
    • Hollywood [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
      • Hollywood [Jackson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Ider
      • Estimated population in 2019: 984 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollywood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<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 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.

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About DeKalb County

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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 (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ider. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ider

Our 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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