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The location of Elyton









Welcome to Elyton ...

Elyton is located in Jefferson County.

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

Elyton was established in 1821.

Elyton is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Elyton is located in the (205) area code.

Communities near Elyton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Elyton and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   S   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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 Elyton. 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 Elyton. 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 Elyton. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elyton ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Elyton. 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: 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 Elyton - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Elyton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elyton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5015, Longitude: -86.8408     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Elyton 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 Elyton.

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