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Lake Purdy, Alabama

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Welcome to Lake Purdy ...

Lake Purdy is located in Shelby County.

A typical abbreviation for Lake Purdy: Lk. Purdy

Lake Purdy is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<1>.

Time Zone: Lake Purdy lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Lake Purdy lies within the (205) area code.

Communities near Lake Purdy ...

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.<2>.

Community   2015<3>
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   212,461   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Lake Purdy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Lake Purdy - it's located in New York.

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

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 Lake Purdy. 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 Lake Purdy. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Purdy ...

Looking for more information about Lake Purdy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Lake Purdy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Lake Purdy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Lake Purdy.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Lake Purdy. 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.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lake Purdy. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Purdy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that starts in Lake Purdy. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lake Purdy) 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 Lake Purdy. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake Purdy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Purdy. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4301, Longitude: -86.6805     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Lake Purdy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Lake Purdy.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Lake Purdy.


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