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Introduction ...

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

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Around Dogwood Point ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 33 miles [53 km] to the northwest of Dogwood Point. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 25 miles [40 km] to the northwest of Dogwood Point 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 Dogwood Point and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Alexander City   [Map]   14,773   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   N   39 miles [62.8 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   NW   23 miles [37 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   S   41 miles [66 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   NE   50 miles [80.5 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   S   43 miles [69.2 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   N   37 miles [59.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Bon Air   [Map]   113   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Childersburg   [Map]   4,997   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,539   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Comerdale   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   ---   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]   ---   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Harpersville   [Map]   1,680   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Merrell Beach   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Oak Grove   [Map]   511   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Pine Grove Village   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Shelby   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Talladega Springs   [Map]   162   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Weogufka   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Wilsonville   [Map]   1,987   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Shelby County ...

Dogwood Point 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 Dogwood Point ...

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.

Chancellors Ferry   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast of Dogwood Point   [Map]
Fourmile   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the North   [Map]
Gold Branch   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Homestead   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Indian Shoals   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the North   [Map]
Jumbo   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Kingdom Crossroads   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Marble Valley   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Mount Sharon   -   10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Nelson   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Spring Creek   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Springs Junction   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Sulphur Spring   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Valentine   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Wildwood Shores   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNW   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 Point.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Dogwood Point. 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   NNW   35 miles [56.3 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   126 miles [202.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   180 miles [289.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   185 miles [297.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   209 miles [336.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   55 miles [88.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   63 miles [101.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   66 miles [106.2 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   100 miles [160.9 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   WNW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   SSW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   E   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   WNW   27 miles [43.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   WSW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   ESE   34 miles [54.7 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   NNE   35 miles [56.3 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dogwood Point. 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 Dogwood Point.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dogwood Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.0948, Longitude: -86.5214     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dogwood Point 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 Point), 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 Point.