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The location of Elvira

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Welcome to Elvira ...

Elvira is located in Shelby County.

Elvira is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The area code for Elvira: (205)

Communities near Elvira ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Elvira and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   S   5 miles [8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   212,157   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   NE   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Elvira ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Elvira - they are located in California, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky and New Mexico.

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

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 Elvira. 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 Elvira. 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 Elvira.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elvira ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Elvira. 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.

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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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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elvira - 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' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Elvira. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Elvira) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elvira. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3234, Longitude: -86.8658     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elvira 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 Elvira.

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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 Elvira.