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Battleground, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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The location of Battleground

Welcome to Battleground ...

Battleground is located in Jefferson County.

The location of Battleground has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Battleground is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Battleground lies within the (205) area code.

Communities near Battleground ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Battleground and not the distance if you are driving.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,906   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,956   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Battleground.

Communities Also Named Battleground ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Battleground: This one is located in Jefferson County and the other is located in Cullman County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 3 communities that are also named Battleground - they are located in Georgia and North Carolina.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Battleground. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Battleground. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Battleground.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Battleground:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Battleground ...

Looking for more information about Battleground? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Battleground - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Battleground) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Battleground. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5354, Longitude: -86.6503     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Battleground have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Battleground.

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