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Interurban Heights, Alabama

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Interurban Heights.

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Around Interurban Heights ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It lies just northeast of Interurban Heights. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 39 miles [62 km] to the southwest of Interurban Heights 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 Interurban Heights and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   E   10 miles [16.1 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Brighton   [Map]   2,833   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Docena   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Edgewater   [Map]   ---   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Fairfield Village   [Map]   ---   S   Less than 2 miles
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   SW   Less than 2 miles
Industrial City   [Map]   ---   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,133   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mason City   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
McDonald Chapel   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,171   S   Less than 2 miles
Minor   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,177   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pratt City   [Map]   ---   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Interurban Heights 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 Interurban Heights ...

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.

Cottage Hill   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West of Interurban Heights   [Map]
Crescent Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Dolomite   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Falls Junction   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Frenchtown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Garywood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Glenview   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Gordon Heights   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Green Acres   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Hillman   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Hillman Gardens   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Hillman Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Ivanhoe   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Jones Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Little Italy   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Martins   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Mason City   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Park Courts   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Pleasant Grove   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Shadyside   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Tuxedo Heights   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Village Creek Junction   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Walnut Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   22 miles [35.4 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 Interurban Heights.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Interurban Heights. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   143 miles [230.1 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   182 miles [292.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   205 miles [329.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   208 miles [334.7 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   208 miles [334.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   80 miles [128.7 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   86 miles [138.4 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   95 miles [152.9 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   22 miles [35.4 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   38 miles [61.2 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ESE   41 miles [66 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
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        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
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
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Interurban Heights. 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 Interurban Heights.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Interurban Heights. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4815, Longitude: -86.9142     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Interurban Heights 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 Interurban Heights), 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 Interurban Heights.