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Robertsdale, Alabama

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Welcome to Robertsdale ...

The city of Robertsdale is located in Baldwin County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Robertsdale has a population of 5,990 people<1> (see below for details).

Robertsdale was established in 1905.

The community of Robertsdale is 140 feet [43 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Robertsdale: (251)

The ZIP code for Robertsdale: 36567<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Robertsdale had a population of 5,276 people. This makes Robertsdale the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Robertsdale represents 0.11% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,276 people, the population of Robertsdale increased 39.5% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 3,782 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Robertsdale had an population of 5,990 people. This is an increase of 13.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 58.38% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Robertsdale.

Communities near Robertsdale ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2016
Daphne   [Map]   25,913   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elberta   [Map]   1,679   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   19,421   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,607   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,689   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Magnolia Springs   [Map]   802   S   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Robertsdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Robertsdale - they are located in Indiana and Pennsylvania.

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

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 Robertsdale. 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 Robertsdale. 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 Robertsdale.

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

Websites for Robertsdale ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Robertsdale ...

Looking for more information about Robertsdale? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Robertsdale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Robertsdale.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Robertsdale. 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
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Robertsdale.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Robertsdale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Robertsdale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Robertsdale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Robertsdale. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Robertsdale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Robertsdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Robertsdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Robertsdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.5533, Longitude: -87.7059     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Robertsdale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Robertsdale.


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