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Welcome to Tucker ...

So far, we have found very little information about Tucker. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Tucker to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Tucker, please Contact Us.


Tucker would have been located within present day DeKalb County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Tucker is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: The area where Tucker was located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

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

If Tucker still existed, it would have been in the (256) & (938)<4> area codes.

Communities near Tucker ...

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 Tucker and not the distance if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017<6>
Population
DirDistance
Cedar Bluff   [Map]   1,798   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Centre   [Map]   3,498   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   1,969   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Crossville   [Map]   1,847   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fort Payne   [Map]   14,071   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fyffe   [Map]   1,018   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Tucker ...

While we believe that this Tucker is located in DeKalb County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Tucker. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bibb and Marion County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 21 communities that are also named Tucker - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Tucker. 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 Tucker. 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 Tucker.

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

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About DeKalb County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for DeKalb County: www.dekalbcountyal.us/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Tucker, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tucker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tucker) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tucker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.3084, Longitude: -85.7186     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tucker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tucker.

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