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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Chestnut Glen.

This page contains six sections:

Around Chestnut Glen ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 18 miles [28 km] to the northeast of Chestnut Glen. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the west of Chestnut Glen and has a population of 99,500 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Adger   [Map]   ---   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Brantleyville   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Brighton   [Map]   2,833   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Eddings   [Map]   ---   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
Kimbrell   [Map]   ---   W   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,133   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Maylene   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
McCalla   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
New Village   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Saginaw   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Sawmill Town   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Shannon   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Siluria   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Tannehill   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Chestnut Glen, please visit our County-by-County Page for Chestnut Glen.

Shelby County ...

Chestnut Glen is located in Shelby County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Shelby County: Bibb, Chilton, Coosa, Jefferson, Saint Clair & Talladega.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Chestnut Glen ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Alabaster   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast of Chestnut Glen   [Map]
Dearing Downs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Eden Ridge   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Fox Haven   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Fox Trace   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Glen Carbon   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Greenwood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Helena   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
High Point   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Hilltop   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Hopewell   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Kingwood   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Loveless Park   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Navajo Hills   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Navajo Pines   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Paramount   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Pleasant Hill   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rockdale   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rolling Ridge   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Roy Ford   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Shades Run   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Shadywood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Summit Farm   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Superior   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Weeping Oaks   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Whispering Oaks   -   2 miles [3.2 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 Chestnut Glen.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Chestnut Glen. 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 Chestnut Glen. 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 Chestnut Glen ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Chestnut Glen.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   N   Less than 2 miles
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   25 miles [40.2 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 Chestnut Glen.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Chestnut Glen. 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   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   145 miles [233.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   194 miles [312.2 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   194 miles [312.2 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   196 miles [315.4 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   212 miles [341.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   40 miles [64.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   74 miles [119.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   90 miles [144.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   93 miles [149.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   108 miles [173.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   N   Less than 2 miles
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   25 miles [40.2 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
 
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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chestnut Glen. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chestnut Glen.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Chestnut Glen. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chestnut Glen) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chestnut Glen. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2848, Longitude: -86.9197     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Chestnut Glen 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 Chestnut Glen), 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 Chestnut Glen.