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 The location of Stonehedge 

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Stonehedge.

This page contains four sections:

Around Stonehedge ...

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

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the southwest of Stonehedge and has a population of 84,800 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 Stonehedge and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,347   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   NW   2 miles [3.2 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,350   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   36,084   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,708   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,710   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,691   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,249   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   22,885   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,709   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,023   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,174   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2015
Population
DirectionDistance
Alton   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Breakstone Village   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Cahaba Village   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Chalkville   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Clay   [Map]   9,655   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Gate City   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Grayson Valley   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,423   S   5 miles [8 km]
Lola City   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Marks Village   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
New Castle   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pinson   [Map]   7,438   N   5 miles [8 km]
Scott City   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Tarrant   [Map]   6,210   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Zion City   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Stonehedge is located in Jefferson County.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Airports Near Stonehedge ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   23 miles [37 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   41 miles [66 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 Stonehedge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Stonehedge. 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   WSW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   128 miles [206 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   173 miles [278.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   213 miles [342.8 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   214 miles [344.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   216 miles [347.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   218 miles [350.8 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   61 miles [98.2 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   71 miles [114.3 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   81 miles [130.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   91 miles [146.5 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   23 miles [37 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   29 miles [46.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NE   41 miles [66 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NE   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
 
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
 
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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stonehedge. 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 Stonehedge.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stonehedge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6112, Longitude: -86.6594     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Stonehedge 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 Stonehedge), 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 Stonehedge.



 
 
 

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