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River Bend, Alabama
(Tallapoosa County)

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Welcome to River Bend ...

So far, we have found very little information about River Bend. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added River Bend to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with River Bend, please Contact Us.

River Bend would have been located within present day Tallapoosa County.

A typical abbreviation for River Bend: River Bnd.

While the community is gone, the present day location for River Bend is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where River Bend was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

Communities near River Bend ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from River Bend and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016<4>
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Alkehatchee - Historic   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Camp Hill   [Map]   975   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Dadeville   [Map]   3,128   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Eclectic   [Map]   1,026   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jacksons' Gap   [Map]   801   NE   6 miles [9.7 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 Tallapoosa County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named River Bend. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bibb and Cullman 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 that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around River Bend. We make it easy to see an overhead 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:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since River Bend no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about River Bend, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance beginning in River Bend. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.8015, Longitude: -85.8727     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for River Bend have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>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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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for River Bend.