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Pleasant Grove Estates, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Pleasant Grove Estates.

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Around Pleasant Grove Estates ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It lies just east of Pleasant Grove Estates. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 37 miles [59 km] to the southwest of Pleasant Grove Estates and has a population of 98,300 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2015
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   S   18 miles [29 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   E   49 miles [78.9 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   NE   23 miles [37 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Brighton   [Map]   2,862   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Concord   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Edgewater   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Fairfield Village   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,907   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Industrial City   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,155   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Maytown   [Map]   374   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
McDonald Chapel   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,222   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Minor   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mulga   [Map]   819   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,260   W   Less than 2 miles
Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]

For more communities neighboring Pleasant Grove Estates, please visit our County-by-County Page for Pleasant Grove Estates.

Jefferson County ...

Pleasant Grove Estates is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Pleasant Grove Estates ...

As we travel, we always find names that give pause: while some are interesting and others familiar, some names are simply curious along with those that just strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name and if time permits, we'll try to make a side-trip.

Alliance   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the West of Pleasant Grove Estates   [Map]
Booker Heights   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Bush   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Chimney Hills   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Cloverdale   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Coalburg   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Cottage Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Crescent Heights   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Crest   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Crossgate   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Pleasant Grove Estates.

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Alabama Parks

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama

National Park System (NPS) - Parks, Monuments & Preserves

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Pleasant Grove Estates ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Pleasant Grove Estates.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   23 miles [37 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 Pleasant Grove Estates.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pleasant Grove Estates. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   145 miles [233.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   182 miles [292.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   202 miles [325.1 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   208 miles [334.7 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   209 miles [336.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   41 miles [66 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   79 miles [127.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   88 miles [141.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   94 miles [151.3 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   23 miles [37 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   41 miles [66 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
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
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        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
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        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
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional 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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Grove Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4901, Longitude: -86.9592     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Grove Estates 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 Pleasant Grove Estates), 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 Pleasant Grove Estates.


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