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Welcome to Edgewater ...

Edgewater is located in Jefferson County.

Edgewater is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Edgewater is within the (205) area code.

Communities near Edgewater ...

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

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Edgewater ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Edgewater - they are located in British Columbia, Colorado, Delaware, Florida (3), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan (2), New Jersey, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia (3), Washington (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Edgewater. 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 Edgewater. 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 Edgewater.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edgewater ...

Looking for more information about Edgewater? 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 Edgewater? 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 Edgewater, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Edgewater.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Edgewater. 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 Edgewater - 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 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Edgewater. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Edgewater) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Edgewater. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Edgewater

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edgewater. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5268, Longitude: -86.9578     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edgewater 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 Edgewater.

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