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Welcome to Southside ...

The city of Southside is primarily located in Etowah County<1>. A portion of Southside extends into Calhoun County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Southside has a population of 8,905 people<3> (see below for details).

Southside is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Southside had an population of 8,905 people. This is an increase of 5.86% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Southside had a population of 8,412 people (which is 8.06% of the total population of Etowah County). This makes Southside the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Southside represents 0.18% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 73rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,412 people, the population of Southside increased 19.56% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,036 people).

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

Communities Also Named Southside ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 25 communities that are also named Southside - they are located in Arkansas (2), Florida (4), Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee (3), Virginia and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Southside ...

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

  • Gadsden [Etowah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gadsden
    • Gadsden [Etowah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Southside
    • Estimated population in 2019: 35,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gadsden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gadsden<6>
  • Jacksonville [Calhoun County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jacksonville
    • Jacksonville [Calhoun County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Southside
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,544 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jacksonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<6>
  • Attalla [Etowah County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Attalla
    • Attalla [Etowah County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Southside
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,771 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Attalla
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Attalla<6>
  • Glencoe [Etowah County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glencoe have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glencoe
    • Glencoe [Etowah County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Southside
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,071 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glencoe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glencoe<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hokes Bluff [Etowah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hokes Bluff have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hokes Bluff
      • Hokes Bluff [Etowah County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Southside
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,257 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hokes Bluff
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hokes Bluff<6>
    • Weaver [Calhoun County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weaver have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weaver
      • Weaver [Calhoun County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Southside
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,061 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weaver
    • Ashville [Saint Clair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashville
      • Ashville [Saint Clair County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Southside
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,365 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashville<6>
    • Sardis City [Etowah County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sardis City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sardis City
      • Sardis City [Etowah County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Southside
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,775 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sardis City
    • Ragland [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ragland
      • Ragland [Saint Clair County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Southside
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,722 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ragland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ragland<6>
    • Ohatchee [Calhoun County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ohatchee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ohatchee
      • Ohatchee [Calhoun County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Southside
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,153 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ohatchee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ohatchee<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 Southside. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Southside.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Southside ...

Looking for more information about Southside? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Southside, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Southside.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Etowah County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Etowah County: www.etowahcounty.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 Etowah, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Southside.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Southside - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Southside) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Southside. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Southside

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Southside. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.9010, Longitude: -86.0241       In this case, the coordinates for Southside 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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