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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Cedar Grove.

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Around Cedar Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 12 miles [19 km] to the west of where Cedar Grove would have been located. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 16 miles [25 km] to the southwest of Cedar Grove and has a population of 85,000 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 starting from Cedar Grove and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   N   47 miles [75.6 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   NE   46 miles [74 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   28 miles [45.1 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Acmar   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Alton   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Breakstone Village   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cahaba Landing   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cahaba Village   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dunnavant   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,359   W   5 miles [8 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   NE   Less than 2 miles
Lola City   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,823   NE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Scott City   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Shoal Creek   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Sterrett   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Vandiver   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Woodland Village   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Cedar Grove would have been located within present day Jefferson County.

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

Curious and Interesting Names Near Cedar Grove ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Battleground   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West of Cedar Grove   [Map]
Heritage Park   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hunters Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Irondale   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Liberty Highlands   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Maplewood   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Moore Corner   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Mountain Forest   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Oak Crossing   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Queenstown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rock Ridge   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Roper   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Rose Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Saddlebrook   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Woodland Village   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Parks for Alabama

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Alabama

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Cedar Grove ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   32 miles [51.5 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 Cedar Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Cedar Grove. 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   WNW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   123 miles [197.9 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   179 miles [288.1 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   209 miles [336.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   213 miles [342.8 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   215 miles [346 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   63 miles [101.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   75 miles [120.7 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   77 miles [123.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   85 miles [136.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   102 miles [164.2 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   117 miles [188.3 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   SSE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   E   30 miles [48.3 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   SE   41 miles [66 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   E   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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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 Cedar Grove.

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cedar Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cedar Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cedar Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5237, Longitude: -86.5789     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Cedar Grove 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 Cedar Grove), 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 Cedar Grove.