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Summerdale, Alabama

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Welcome to Summerdale ...

The town of Summerdale is located in Baldwin County.

The location of Summerdale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Summerdale has a population of 1,379 people<2> (see below for details).

Summerdale was established in 1906.

The community of Summerdale is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Summerdale: (251)

The ZIP code for Summerdale: 36580<4>

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 (with a count of 655 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Summerdale had an population of 1,379 people. This is an increase of 59.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 110.53% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Summerdale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Summerdale and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Daphne   [Map]   25,960   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Elberta   [Map]   1,714   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fairhope   [Map]   20,935   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Foley   [Map]   18,288   S   5 miles [8 km]
Gulf Shores   [Map]   11,809   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Loxley   [Map]   2,336   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Summerdale. If available, we provide a satellite 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 ...

Official Website:

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Baldwin County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Summerdale:

The official website for Baldwin County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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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<3>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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<4>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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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Summerdale) 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 Summerdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Summerdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Summerdale. The point we use 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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