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Welcome to Summerdale ...

The town of Summerdale is located in Baldwin County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Summerdale has a population of 1,244 people<1> (see below for details).

Summerdale was established in 1906.

The community of Summerdale is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Summerdale: (251)

The ZIP code for Summerdale: 36580<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Summerdale had a population of 862 people. This makes Summerdale the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Summerdale represents 0.02% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 270th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 862 people, the population of Summerdale increased 31.6% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 655 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Summerdale had an population of 1,244 people. This is an increase of 44.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 89.92% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Summerdale ...

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 are driving it.<4>.

Community   2016
Daphne   [Map]   25,913   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Elberta   [Map]   1,679   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   19,421   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Foley   [Map]   17,607   S   5 miles [8 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,689   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Loxley   [Map]   2,017   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

Communities Also Named Summerdale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Summerdale - they are located in Illinois, New York and Pennsylvania (2).

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

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 Summerdale. 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 Summerdale. 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 Summerdale.

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

Websites for Summerdale ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Summerdale ...

Looking for more information about Summerdale? 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 Summerdale, 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 Summerdale.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Summerdale. 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.

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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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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Summerdale - 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 town (such as Summerdale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Summerdale 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 'straight-line' distance starting in Summerdale. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Summerdale) 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 Summerdale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Summerdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summerdale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 30.4819, Longitude: -87.6977     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Summerdale 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 Summerdale.