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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Hidden Valley.

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Around Hidden Valley ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the northwest of Hidden Valley. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Montgomery. It is located about 46 miles [74 km] to the south of Hidden Valley and has a population of 200,000 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 Hidden Valley and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   N   46 miles [74 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Millbrook   [Map]   15,413   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
Prattville   [Map]   35,606   S   36 miles [57.9 km]
Selma   [Map]   18,983   SW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   N   44 miles [70.8 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Calera   [Map]   13,489   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Clanton   [Map]   8,846   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,539   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fayetteville   [Map]   ---   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gantts Quarry   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jemison   [Map]   2,616   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Merrell Beach   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pine Grove Village   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Shelby   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Stewartville   [Map]   ---   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Talladega Springs   [Map]   162   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Thorsby   [Map]   2,052   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Verbena   [Map]   ---   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Weogufka   [Map]   ---   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Wilsonville   [Map]   1,987   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

For more communities neighboring Hidden Valley, please visit our County-by-County Page for Hidden Valley.

Coosa County ...

Hidden Valley is located in Coosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Coosa County: Chilton, Clay, Elmore, Shelby, Talladega & Tallapoosa.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Hidden Valley ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Chancellors Ferry   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast of Hidden Valley   [Map]
Dollar   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Gap of the Mountain   -   8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Gold Branch   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the East   [Map]
Houses Ferry   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the South   [Map]
Jumbo   -   5 miles [8 km] to the West   [Map]
Marble Valley   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Mineral Springs   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the West   [Map]
Spring Creek   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the North   [Map]
Sulphur Spring   -   9 miles [14.5 km] to the North   [Map]
Unity   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the East   [Map]
Wildwood Shores   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Hidden Valley.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Hidden Valley. 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 Hidden Valley. 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 Hidden Valley ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Hidden Valley.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   SSE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   W   34 miles [54.7 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 Hidden Valley.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hidden Valley. 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   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   ENE   127 miles [204.4 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   173 miles [278.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   SSW   178 miles [286.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   216 miles [347.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   47 miles [75.6 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   66 miles [106.2 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WNW   66 miles [106.2 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   ESE   96 miles [154.5 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   114 miles [183.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Gragg - Wade Fld.   [Map]   02A   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
Coosa Co. Airport   [Map]   ---   ENE   26 miles [41.8 km]
Thomas C. Russell Fld.(ICAO: KALX)   [Map]   ALX   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
Wetumpka Muni.   [Map]   08A   SSE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   W   34 miles [54.7 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan 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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        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
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        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
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson Airport
        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
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hidden Valley.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Hidden Valley. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hidden Valley) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hidden Valley. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 32.9904, Longitude: -86.4955     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hidden Valley 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 Hidden Valley), 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 Hidden Valley.