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Sherman Heights, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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Introduction ...

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Around Sherman Heights ...

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

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southwest of Sherman Heights 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 from Sherman Heights and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   N   45 miles [72.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,071   NW   31 miles [49.9 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Northport   [Map]   24,772   SW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   E   46 miles [74 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Docena   [Map]   ---   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Edgewater   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fairfield Village   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,907   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Forestdale   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hooper City   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mason City   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Maytown   [Map]   374   W   5 miles [8 km]
McDonald Chapel   [Map]   ---   W   Less than 2 miles
Midfield   [Map]   5,222   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Minor   [Map]   ---   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Mulga   [Map]   819   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,260   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pratt City   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]

For more communities neighboring Sherman Heights, please visit our County-by-County Page for Sherman Heights.

Jefferson County ...

Sherman Heights is located in Jefferson County.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be 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) Sherman Heights. 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.

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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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Sherman Heights.

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

Airports Near Sherman Heights ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Sherman Heights.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<4>  NFDC<5>
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   24 miles [38.6 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.<6> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Sherman Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sherman Heights. 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   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   142 miles [228.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   180 miles [289.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   204 miles [328.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   210 miles [338 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   211 miles [339.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   45 miles [72.4 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   77 miles [123.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   93 miles [149.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   41 miles [66 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NE   43 miles [69.2 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
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International 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
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        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

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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 Sherman Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherman Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5215, Longitude: -86.9053     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sherman Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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<4>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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<5>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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<6>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Sherman Heights), 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 Sherman Heights.


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