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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Indian Valley.

This page contains four sections:

Around Indian Valley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the north of Indian Valley. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the west of Indian Valley 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   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   N   18 miles [29 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   N   5 miles [8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Cahaba Heights   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   12,059   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Indian Springs Village   [Map]   2,523   S   Less than 2 miles
Inverness   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lake Purdy   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,155   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mason City   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Meadowbrook   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,222   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Mountain Brook Village   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Village   [Map]   ---   W   10 miles [16.1 km]
Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Shannon   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Shoal Creek   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

For more communities neighboring Indian Valley, please visit our County-by-County Page for Indian Valley.

Shelby County ...

Indian Valley 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 Indian Valley.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Indian Valley. 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 Indian Valley. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Airports Near Indian Valley ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Indian Valley.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   WSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ENE   31 miles [49.9 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 Indian Valley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Indian Valley. 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   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   135 miles [217.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   189 miles [304.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   200 miles [321.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   202 miles [325.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   216 miles [347.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   77 miles [123.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   82 miles [132 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   86 miles [138.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   106 miles [170.6 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   WSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ESE   29 miles [46.7 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ENE   31 miles [49.9 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
 
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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
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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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Indian Valley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

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







Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Indian Valley.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Indian Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3793, Longitude: -86.7550     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Indian Valley 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 Indian Valley), 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 Indian Valley.



 
 
 

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