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The location of Kingwood













Welcome to Kingwood ...

Kingwood is located in Shelby County.

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

Kingwood is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Kingwood: (205)

Communities near Kingwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Birmingham   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the North (N) of Kingwood

Located in Jefferson County

Hoover   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Kingwood

Located in Jefferson County

Vestavia Hills   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Kingwood

Located in Jefferson County

Bessemer   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Kingwood

Located in Jefferson County

Homewood   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Kingwood

Located in Jefferson County

Pelham   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kingwood

Mountain Brook   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Kingwood

Located in Jefferson County

Hueytown   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Kingwood

Located in Jefferson County

Calera   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Kingwood

Chelsea   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Kingwood

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

Communities Also Named Kingwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Kingwood - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), Texas, Virginia and West Virginia.

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

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 Kingwood. 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 Kingwood. 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 Kingwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kingwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kingwood. 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>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 Kingwood - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kingwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kingwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2637, Longitude: -86.8255     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kingwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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