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Ider, Alabama

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The location of Ider

Welcome to Ider ...

The town of Ider is located in DeKalb County.

The location of Ider has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Ider has a population of 711 people<2> (see below for details).

Ider is 1,550 feet [472 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ider: (256) & (938)<4>

The ZIP code for Ider: 35981<5>

Population Details ...

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 (with a count of 664 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Ider had an population of 711 people. This is a decrease of 1.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.08% since the 2000 Census).

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ider. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Ider.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Ider ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Fort Payne   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the South (S) of Ider

Rainsville   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ider

Henagar   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ider

Bridgeport   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Ider

Located in Jackson County

Trenton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Ider

Located in Dade County (GA)

Stevenson   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Ider

Located in Jackson County

Sylvania   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ider

Powell   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ider

Hollywood   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Ider

Located in Jackson County

Section   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Ider

Located in Jackson County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About DeKalb County

About Alabama

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:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ider.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ider - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<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 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).

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<6>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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ider have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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