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The location of Dogwood









Welcome to Dogwood ...

Dogwood is located in Shelby County.

The location of Dogwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Dogwood is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Dogwood is located in the (205) area code.

Communities near Dogwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,979   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,647   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Dogwood.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dogwood. If available, we provide a satellite 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. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dogwood.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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

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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>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dogwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dogwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dogwood.

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