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Welcome to Rudders Ferry ...

Rudders Ferry is located in Jackson County<1>.

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

Rudders Ferry is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Area codes for Rudders Ferry: (256) & (938)<4>

Communities near Rudders Ferry ...

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

  • Jasper [Marion County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
    • Jasper [Marion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Rudders Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,447 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<6>
  • South Pittsburg [Marion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Pittsburg
    • South Pittsburg [Marion County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Rudders Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Pittsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Pittsburg<6>
  • Henagar [DeKalb County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henagar
    • Henagar [DeKalb County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Rudders Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,363 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henagar
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henagar<6>
  • Bridgeport [Jackson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bridgeport
    • Bridgeport [Jackson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Rudders Ferry
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,297 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bridgeport<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Morganville [Dade County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morganville
      • Morganville [Dade County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Rudders Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,835 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganville
    • Kimball [Marion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kimball have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kimball
      • Kimball [Marion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Rudders Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,449 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kimball
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kimball<6>
    • Durham [Walker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durham
      • Durham [Walker County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Rudders Ferry
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 1,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Durham
    • New Hope [Marion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Hope have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Hope
      • New Hope [Marion County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Rudders Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,052 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Hope
    • Hollywood [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hollywood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hollywood
      • Hollywood [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Rudders Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 984 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hollywood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hollywood<6>
    • Skyline [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Skyline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Skyline
      • Skyline [Jackson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Rudders Ferry
      • Estimated population in 2019: 838 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Skyline

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Rudders Ferry ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Jackson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Jackson, 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 Rudders Ferry - 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Rudders Ferry) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Rudders Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8584, Longitude: -85.7750       In this case, the coordinates for Rudders Ferry 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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