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Welcome to Dogwood ...

Dogwood is located in Shelby County<1>.

The location of Dogwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Dogwood is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Dogwood ...

While we believe that this Dogwood is located in Shelby County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Dogwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: DeKalb and Limestone County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 19 communities that are also named Dogwood - they are located in Arkansas (3), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky (2), Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Dogwood ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dogwood.

  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
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    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Dogwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
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    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Dogwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,487 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alabaster<5>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
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    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Dogwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
  • Pelham [Shelby County]
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    • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Dogwood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,911 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
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    • Helena [Shelby County]
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      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Dogwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<5>
    • Calera [Shelby County]
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      • Calera [Shelby County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Dogwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,717 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calera have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calera
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calera<5>
    • Chelsea [Shelby County]
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      • Chelsea [Shelby County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Dogwood
      • Estimated population in 2015: 12,059 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chelsea<5>
    • Columbiana [Shelby County]
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      • Columbiana [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Dogwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbiana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbiana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbiana<5>
    • Jemison [Chilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jemison
      • Jemison [Chilton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Dogwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,672 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jemison<5>
    • Lake View [Tuscaloosa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake View
      • Lake View [Tuscaloosa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Dogwood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,671 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake View have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dogwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dogwood.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dogwood. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Dogwood.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dogwood. See our Newspapers Page for Dogwood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dogwood ...

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

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

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About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Shelby, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dogwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dogwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dogwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1512, Longitude: -86.8730       In this case, the coordinates for Dogwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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