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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Shady Acres Estates.

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Around Shady Acres Estates ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the north of Shady Acres Estates. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the west of Shady Acres Estates and has a population of 99,500 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   S   5 miles [8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   41 miles [66 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brighton   [Map]   2,833   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fairfield Village   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Indian Springs Village   [Map]   2,544   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Industrial City   [Map]   ---   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Inverness   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,133   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Mason City   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
McCalla   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,171   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Village   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Shannon   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]

For more communities neighboring Shady Acres Estates, please visit our County-by-County Page for Shady Acres Estates.

Jefferson County ...

Shady Acres 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 Shady Acres Estates ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Chapel Hill   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast of Shady Acres Estates   [Map]
Eden Ridge   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Greenwood   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
High Point   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Hilltop   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Hoover   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Hopewell   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Imperial Forest   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Indian Hills   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Ivy Chase   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Laceys Chapel   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Mars Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Mill Run   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Mountain Oaks   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Paramount   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Plantation Point   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Polo Trace   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rolling Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Roy Ford   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Royal Oaks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Shades Run   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Shadywood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Weeping Oaks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Whispering Oaks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Shady Acres 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 Shady Acres 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 Shady Acres Estates ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   32 miles [51.5 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 Shady Acres Estates.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Shady Acres 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   141 miles [226.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   190 miles [305.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   199 miles [320.3 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   200 miles [321.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   212 miles [341.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   87 miles [140 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   88 miles [141.6 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   104 miles [167.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   32 miles [51.5 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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.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 Shady Acres Estates.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shady Acres Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3629, Longitude: -86.8619     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Shady Acres 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 Shady Acres 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 Shady Acres Estates.



 
 
 

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