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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Hopewell.

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Around Hopewell ...

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

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 35 miles [56 km] to the west of Hopewell and has a population of 99,500 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Hopewell and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   W   Less than 2 miles
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   48 miles [77.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Adger   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brighton   [Map]   2,833   N   5 miles [8 km]
Concord   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fairfield Village   [Map]   ---   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Industrial City   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Kimbrell   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,133   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
McCalla   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,171   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
New Village   [Map]   ---   N   Less than 2 miles
Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Shannon   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Hopewell 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 Hopewell ...

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.

Cloverdale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest of Hopewell   [Map]
Eden Ridge   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Flint Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Glen Hills   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Greenwood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Hickory Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
High Point   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Hilltop   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Laceys Chapel   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Loveless Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Pauls Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Pine Crest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Pleasant Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rice   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Rockdale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Rolling Ridge   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Shades Run   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Shady Brook   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Shadywood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Skyview   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Weeping Oaks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Whispering Oaks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   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 Hopewell.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Hopewell. 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   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   145 miles [233.4 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   191 miles [307.4 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   199 miles [320.3 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   200 miles [321.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   208 miles [334.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   40 miles [64.4 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   88 miles [141.6 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   92 miles [148.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SE   15 miles [24.1 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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        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 Hopewell. 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 Hopewell.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hopewell. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3607, Longitude: -86.9386     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hopewell 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 Hopewell), 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 Hopewell.