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Cedar Grove, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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Welcome to Cedar Grove ...

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

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

Cedar Grove would have been located within present day Jefferson County.

A typical abbreviation for Cedar Grove: Cedar Grv.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Cedar Grove is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Cedar Grove would have been located in the (205) area code.

Communities near Cedar Grove ...

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.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Birmingham   [Map]   212,461   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Cedar Grove ...

While we believe that this Cedar Grove is located in Jefferson County, we know of another 4 Alabama communities named Cedar Grove. Those communities are located in the following counties: Baldwin, Covington, Jackson and Limestone County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 94 communities that are also named Cedar Grove - they are located in Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (2), Colorado, Florida (2), Georgia (6), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky (6), Louisiana (6), Maine (2), Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi (2), New Jersey (5), New Mexico (2), North Carolina (4), Ohio (2), Ontario (2), Pennsylvania (2), Rhode Island, South Carolina (3), Tennessee (14), Texas (4), Virginia (7), Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

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 Cedar Grove. 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 Cedar Grove. 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 Cedar Grove.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Cedar Grove no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. 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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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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Auto RentalChiropractors 
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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>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 Cedar Grove, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cedar Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that begins in Cedar Grove. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Cedar Grove) 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 Cedar Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cedar Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5237, Longitude: -86.5789     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cedar Grove.

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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 Cedar Grove.


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