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Welcome to Little River ...

Little River is located in Baldwin County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Little River: Little Riv.

Little River is 170 feet [52 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Little River is located in the (251) area code.

The ZIP code for Little River: 36550<3>

Communities Also Named Little River ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Little River: This one is located in Baldwin County and the other is located in Cherokee County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 30 communities that are also named Little River - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Florida (2), Georgia, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (3), South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Texas, Virginia and Yukon.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Little River.

Communities near Little River ...

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

  • McIntosh [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McIntosh
    • McIntosh [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Little River
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 210 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McIntosh have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McIntosh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McIntosh<6>
  • Mount Pleasant [Monroe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pleasant
    • Mount Pleasant [Monroe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Little River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pleasant have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pleasant
  • Tensaw [Baldwin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tensaw
    • Tensaw [Baldwin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Little River
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tensaw have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tensaw
  • Carlton [Clarke County]
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    • Uriah [Monroe County]
    • Gainestown [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gainestown
      • Gainestown [Clarke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Little River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gainestown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gainestown
    • Rockville [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockville
      • Rockville [Clarke County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Little River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockville
    • Alma [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alma
      • Alma [Clarke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Little River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alma have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alma
    • Barlow Bend [Clarke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barlow Bend
      • Barlow Bend [Clarke County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Little River
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Barlow Bend have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barlow Bend
    • Huxford [Escambia County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huxford
      • Huxford [Escambia County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Little River
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huxford

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Little River ...

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

Adding Little River to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Mentions & References for Little River

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About Baldwin County

About Alabama

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Little River. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Baldwin County: www.co.baldwin.al.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 Baldwin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Little River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Little River). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Little River or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Little River) 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 Little River. 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 Little RiverOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.2573, Longitude: -87.7087    
<5>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.
<6>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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