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 The location of East Saginaw 

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to East Saginaw.

This page contains four sections:

Around East Saginaw ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northwest of East Saginaw. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 50 miles [80 km] to the west of East Saginaw and has a population of 98,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,718   SE   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   W   5 miles [8 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   N   24 miles [38.6 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Brantleyville   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Cahaba Heights   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,213   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   12,059   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,168   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Indian Springs Village   [Map]   2,523   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Inverness   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lake Purdy   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Meadowbrook   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Saginaw   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Shelby   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shoal Creek   [Map]   ---   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Siluria   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Westover   [Map]   1,473   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Wilsonville   [Map]   1,980   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

For more communities neighboring East Saginaw, please visit our County-by-County Page for East Saginaw.

Shelby County ...

East Saginaw is located in Shelby County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Shelby County: Bibb, Chilton, Coosa, Jefferson, Saint Clair & Talladega.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for East Saginaw.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around East Saginaw. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability 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 East Saginaw. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near East Saginaw ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to East Saginaw.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to East Saginaw.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from East Saginaw. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   130 miles [209.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   193 miles [310.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   196 miles [315.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   196 miles [315.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   225 miles [362.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   55 miles [88.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   69 miles [111 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   75 miles [120.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   93 miles [149.7 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   112 miles [180.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
        Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

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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 East Saginaw.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in East Saginaw. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- East Saginaw) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in East Saginaw. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2854, Longitude: -86.6575     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for East Saginaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to East Saginaw), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for East Saginaw.



 
 
 

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