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Welcome to Bridgeton ...

Bridgeton is located in Shelby County.

Bridgeton is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Bridgeton is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

Communities near Bridgeton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   W   18 miles [29 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bridgeton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Bridgeton - they are located in Indiana, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bridgeton. We make it easy 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 Bridgeton. 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 Bridgeton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bridgeton ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Bridgeton. 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: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bridgeton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bridgeton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4440, Longitude: -86.6575     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bridgeton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bridgeton.

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