Cordova is located in Walker County (North Region), South East of jasper along Highway 30.
The city is near the Walker County Public Lake and the Bankhead Lake which provide many fishing opportunities and boating for residents and visitors. The Warrior Point Golf Course is also in the area providing activities for the young and old.
The Cordova Public Library provides the city with many resources for the students in the area. The library provides the city with materials for all points of interest.
Transportation in the area has a unique arrangement by providing the BNSF Railway for passengers to view the state as they come into and depart from town.