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Welcome to River Oaks ...

River Oaks is located in Colbert County<1>.

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

River Oaks is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for River Oaks: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities Also Named River Oaks ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named River Oaks - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia (3), Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana (4), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (4), Utah and Virginia (3).

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

Communities near River Oaks ...

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

  • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Muscle Shoals
    • Muscle Shoals [Colbert County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the southeast of River Oaks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,575 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Muscle Shoals have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Muscle Shoals
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Muscle Shoals<6>
  • Russellville [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Russellville
    • Russellville [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of River Oaks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,737 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Russellville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Russellville<6>
  • Tuscumbia [Colbert County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuscumbia
    • Tuscumbia [Colbert County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the south of River Oaks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,461 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuscumbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tuscumbia<6>
  • Town Creek [Lawrence County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Town Creek
    • Town Creek [Lawrence County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of River Oaks
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,039 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Town Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Town Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Town Creek<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cherokee [Colbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherokee
      • Cherokee [Colbert County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of River Oaks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,008 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherokee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherokee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherokee<6>
    • Littleville [Colbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Littleville
      • Littleville [Colbert County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of River Oaks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 992 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Littleville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littleville
    • Killen [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Killen
      • Killen [Lauderdale County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of River Oaks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 955 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Killen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Killen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Killen<6>
    • Leighton [Colbert County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leighton
      • Leighton [Colbert County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of River Oaks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 756 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leighton<6>
    • Saint Florian [Lauderdale County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Florian
      • Saint Florian [Lauderdale County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of River Oaks
      • Estimated population in 2019: 670 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Florian have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Florian
    • Iron City [Lawrence County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Iron City
      • Iron City [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of River Oaks
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for River Oaks ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Colbert County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Colbert County: www.colbertcounty.org/

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 Colbert, 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 River Oaks - 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 '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- River Oaks) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in River Oaks. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.7737, Longitude: -87.6845       In this case, the coordinates for River Oaks 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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