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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Dogwood Estates.

This page contains six sections:

Around Dogwood Estates ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 19 miles [30 km] to the southwest of Dogwood Estates. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 27 miles [43 km] to the southwest of Dogwood Estates 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 and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   E   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SW   23 miles [37 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   S   30 miles [48.3 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Acmar   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Argo   [Map]   4,213   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Ayres   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Breakstone Village   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cahaba Village   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chalkville   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Grayson Valley   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Margaret   [Map]   4,633   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Palmerdale   [Map]   ---   W   5 miles [8 km]
Pinson   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Remlap   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Springville   [Map]   4,251   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Turnbough Town   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Village Springs   [Map]   ---   NW   5 miles [8 km]

For more communities neighboring Dogwood Estates, please visit our County-by-County Page for Dogwood Estates.

Jefferson County ...

Dogwood Estates is located in 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 Dogwood Estates ...

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.

Chalkville   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest of Dogwood Estates   [Map]
Clay   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Cotton Ridge   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Eagle Ridge   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Echo Hills   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Margaret   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Misty Pines   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Pine Mountain   -   5 miles [8 km] to the North   [Map]
Rolling Hills   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Saddlewood   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Sunnyside   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Village Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Dogwood Estates.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Dogwood Estates. 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 Dogwood Estates. 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 Dogwood Estates ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Dogwood Estates.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   35 miles [56.3 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 Dogwood Estates.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Dogwood Estates. 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   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   122 miles [196.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   165 miles [265.5 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   204 miles [328.3 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   214 miles [344.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   64 miles [103 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   69 miles [111 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   80 miles [128.7 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNE   19 miles [30.6 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ESE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   ESE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   ENE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Albertville Rgnl.(ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]   8A0   NNE   39 miles [62.8 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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        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
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dogwood Estates.

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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 Dogwood Estates. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dogwood Estates) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dogwood Estates. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.7229, Longitude: -86.5600     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dogwood Estates 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 Dogwood Estates), 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 Dogwood Estates.