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Welcome to Little River ...

Little River is located in Cherokee County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Little River: Little Riv.

Little River is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Area codes for Little River: (256) & (938)<4>

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 Cherokee County and the other is located in Baldwin 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.

  • Fort Payne [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Payne
    • Fort Payne [DeKalb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Little River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,074 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Payne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Payne<6>
  • Rainsville [DeKalb County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Rainsville
    • Rainsville [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Little River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,123 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainsville<6>
  • Centre [Cherokee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centre have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Centre
    • Centre [Cherokee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Little River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,542 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centre<6>
  • Collinsville [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collinsville
    • Collinsville [DeKalb County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Little River
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,009 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collinsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Crossville [DeKalb County]
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      • Crossville [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Little River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,857 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crossville<6>
    • Cedar Bluff [Cherokee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Bluff
      • Cedar Bluff [Cherokee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Little River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,823 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Bluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Bluff<6>
    • Fyffe [DeKalb County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fyffe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fyffe
      • Fyffe [DeKalb County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Little River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,045 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fyffe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fyffe<6>
    • Leesburg [Cherokee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leesburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leesburg
      • Leesburg [Cherokee County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Little River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,013 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leesburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leesburg<6>
    • Geraldine [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geraldine
      • Geraldine [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Little River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 898 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geraldine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geraldine<6>
    • Sand Rock [Cherokee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sand Rock
      • Sand Rock [Cherokee County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Little River
      • Estimated population in 2019: 569 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sand Rock

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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Little River, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Little River.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Cherokee County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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 State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Cherokee, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Little River - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Little River) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Little River. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.2815, Longitude: -85.6733       In this case, the coordinates for Little River have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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