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River Bend, Alabama
(Cullman County)

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The location of River Bend

Welcome to River Bend ...

River Bend is located in Cullman County.

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

A typical abbreviation for River Bend: River Bnd.

River Bend is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for River Bend: (256) & (938)<3>

Communities near River Bend ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Blountsville   [Map]   1,670   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cleveland   [Map]   1,308   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,385   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Good Hope   [Map]   2,305   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hanceville   [Map]   3,391   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hayden   [Map]   1,348   S   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named River Bend ...

While we believe that this River Bend is located in Cullman County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named River Bend. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bibb and Tallapoosa County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 15 communities that are also named River Bend - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Texas (2), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

See 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 River Bend. 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 River Bend. 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 River Bend.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for River Bend:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for River Bend ...

Looking for more information about River Bend? 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.

Looking for more information about River Bend? 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 River Bend, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for River Bend.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Cullman County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Cullman 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around River Bend - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<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- River Bend) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in River Bend. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0393, Longitude: -86.7136     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for River Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for River Bend.

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