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Welcome to Aldrich ...

Aldrich is located in Shelby County<1>.

The location of Aldrich has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Aldrich is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Aldrich is within the (205) area code.

Adding Aldrich to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Aldrich in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Aldrich was on a map titled Map of Alabama (from Rand McNally, 1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Aldrich on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Aldrich ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Aldrich - they are located in Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New York, South Carolina and Washington.

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

Communities near Aldrich ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Aldrich.

  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
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    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Aldrich
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,487 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alabaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alabaster<5>
  • Pelham [Shelby County]
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    • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Aldrich
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,911 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
  • Helena [Shelby County]
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    • Helena [Shelby County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Aldrich
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,925 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<5>
  • Calera [Shelby County]
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    • Calera [Shelby County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Aldrich
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,717 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calera have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calera
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calera<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Columbiana [Shelby County]
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      • Columbiana [Shelby County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Aldrich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,550 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbiana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbiana<5>
    • Jemison [Chilton County]
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      • Jemison [Chilton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Aldrich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,672 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jemison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jemison<5>
    • Lake View [Tuscaloosa County]
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      • Lake View [Tuscaloosa County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Aldrich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,671 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake View
    • Centreville [Bibb County]
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      • Centreville [Bibb County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Aldrich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,609 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centreville
    • Indian Springs Village [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Indian Springs Village
      • Indian Springs Village [Shelby County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Aldrich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,559 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Springs Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Springs Village
    • Thorsby [Chilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thorsby
      • Thorsby [Chilton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Aldrich
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,057 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorsby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thorsby<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aldrich. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aldrich.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aldrich. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Aldrich.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Aldrich. See our Newspapers Page for Aldrich.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aldrich ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Shelby, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aldrich - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aldrich) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aldrich. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1076, Longitude: -86.8911       In this case, the coordinates for Aldrich have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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