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Welcome to Anita ...

Anita is located in Shelby County<1>.

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

Anita is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Anita is within the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Anita ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Anita - they are located in California, Florida (2), Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Montana, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Anita ...

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

  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
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    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Anita
    • Estimated population in 2018: 85,108 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Alabaster
    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Anita
    • Estimated population in 2018: 33,340 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alabaster<5>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
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    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Anita
    • Estimated population in 2018: 26,538 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
  • Pelham [Shelby County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Pelham
    • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Anita
    • Estimated population in 2018: 23,744 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Helena [Shelby County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Anita
      • Estimated population in 2018: 19,529 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<5>
    • Hueytown [Jefferson County]
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      • Hueytown [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Anita
      • Estimated population in 2018: 15,380 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hueytown<5>
    • Calera [Shelby County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Calera
      • Calera [Shelby County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Anita
      • Estimated population in 2018: 14,380 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calera
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calera<5>
    • Montevallo [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montevallo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montevallo
      • Montevallo [Shelby County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Anita
      • Estimated population in 2018: 6,674 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montevallo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montevallo<5>
    • Midfield [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Midfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Midfield
      • Midfield [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Anita
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,067 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Midfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Midfield<5>
    • Brent [Bibb County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brent have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brent
      • Brent [Bibb County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Anita
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,772 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brent
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brent<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 Anita. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anita.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anita. 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 Anita.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anita ...

Looking for more information about Anita? 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 Anita, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Anita.

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About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anita. 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 Anita - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Anita) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anita. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1743, Longitude: -86.9803       In this case, the coordinates for Anita 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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