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Echo Hills, Alabama
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The location of Echo Hills

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Welcome to Echo Hills ...

Echo Hills is located in Jefferson County.

Echo Hills is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Echo Hills is within the (205) area code.

Communities near Echo Hills ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Echo Hills and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Birmingham   [Map]   212,157   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,359   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Echo Hills ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Echo Hills: This one is located in Jefferson County and the other is located in Talladega County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 4 communities that are also named Echo Hills - they are located in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Echo Hills. We make it easy 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 Echo Hills. 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 Echo Hills.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Echo Hills:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Echo Hills ...

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Echo Hills. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Echo Hills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Echo Hills. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6543, Longitude: -86.6092     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Echo Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Echo Hills.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Echo Hills.