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Riverdale, Alabama
(DeKalb County)

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Welcome to Riverdale ...

Riverdale is located in DeKalb County<1>.

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

Riverdale is 1,660 feet [506 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Telephone area codes for Riverdale: (256) and (938)<4>

Communities Also Named Riverdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Riverdale: This one is located in DeKalb County and the other is located in Tuscaloosa County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 71 communities that are also named Riverdale - they are located in Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia (2), Idaho (3), Illinois (4), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Massachusetts (4), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York (2), Newfoundland and Labrador (2), North Carolina (2), North Dakota (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio (5), Ontario (3), Oregon (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (5), Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Virginia (6) and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Riverdale ...

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

  • Martindale [Walker County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martindale
    • Martindale [Walker County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Riverdale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martindale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 35,795 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martindale
  • Euthtilloga [Chattooga County] - Historic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Euthtilloga
    • Euthtilloga [Chattooga County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Riverdale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Euthtilloga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 29,011 people
  • 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 southwest of Riverdale
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rainsville
    • Rainsville [DeKalb County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Riverdale
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rainsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,123 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rainsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rainsville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Henagar [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henagar
      • Henagar [DeKalb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Riverdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,363 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henagar
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henagar<6>
    • Sylvania [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sylvania
      • Sylvania [DeKalb County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Riverdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sylvania have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,894 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sylvania
    • Fyffe [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fyffe
      • Fyffe [DeKalb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Riverdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fyffe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,045 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fyffe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fyffe<6>
    • Powell [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Powell
      • Powell [DeKalb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Riverdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 967 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powell
    • Ider [DeKalb County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ider
      • Ider [DeKalb County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Riverdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ider have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 718 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ider
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ider<6>
    • Pisgah [Jackson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pisgah
      • Pisgah [Jackson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Riverdale
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pisgah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 692 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pisgah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pisgah<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Riverdale ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.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 DeKalb, 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 Riverdale - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Riverdale) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Riverdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.5601, Longitude: -85.5808       In this case, the coordinates for Riverdale 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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