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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Eden Ridge.

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Around Eden Ridge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 14 miles [22 km] to the north of Eden Ridge. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 38 miles [61 km] to the west of Eden Ridge and has a population of 99,500 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 Eden Ridge and not the distance if you drove.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   41 miles [66 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   45 miles [72.4 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]

Below is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brantleyville   [Map]   ---   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Brighton   [Map]   2,833   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fairfield Village   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Indian Springs Village   [Map]   2,544   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Industrial City   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,133   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
McCalla   [Map]   ---   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,171   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
New Village   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Shannon   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Siluria   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

For more communities neighboring Eden Ridge, please visit our County-by-County Page for Eden Ridge.

Jefferson County ...

Eden Ridge 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 Eden Ridge ...

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.

Greenwood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West of Eden Ridge   [Map]
Helena   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
High Point   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Hilltop   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Hopewell   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Laceys Chapel   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Mars Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Paramount   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Rolling Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Roy Ford   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Royal Oaks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Shades Run   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Shadywood   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Weeping Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]
Whispering Oaks   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Eden Ridge.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Eden Ridge. 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 Eden Ridge. 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 Eden Ridge ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Eden Ridge.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   WSW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   30 miles [48.3 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 Eden Ridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Eden Ridge. 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   NNE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   142 miles [228.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   192 miles [309 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   198 miles [318.7 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   198 miles [318.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   212 miles [341.2 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   76 miles [122.3 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   88 miles [141.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   90 miles [144.8 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   WSW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   30 miles [48.3 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Eden Ridge. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eden Ridge.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eden Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3362, Longitude: -86.8797     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Eden Ridge 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 Eden Ridge), 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 Eden Ridge.