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Welcome to Inverness ...

Inverness is located in Shelby County<1>.

The location of Inverness has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Inverness is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Inverness: (205)

Communities Also Named Inverness ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Inverness: This one is located in Shelby County and the other is located in Bullock County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 19 communities that are also named Inverness - they are located in California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, New York, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Prince Edward Island and Quebec.

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

Communities near Inverness ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Inverness.

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Inverness
    • Estimated population in 2019: 209,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birmingham<5>
  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Inverness
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
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    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Inverness
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestavia Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills<5>
  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabaster
    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Inverness
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,487 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alabaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alabaster<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
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      • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Inverness
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
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      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Inverness
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<5>
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
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      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Inverness
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
    • Trussville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trussville
      • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Inverness
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<5>
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Inverness
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,297 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook<5>
    • Helena [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Inverness
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Inverness. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Inverness.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Inverness. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Inverness.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Inverness. See our Newspapers Page for Inverness.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Inverness ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Shelby, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Inverness - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Inverness) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Inverness. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Inverness

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Inverness. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4071, Longitude: -86.7111       In this case, the coordinates for Inverness have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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