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Welcome to Lake Purdy ...

Lake Purdy is located in Shelby County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Lake Purdy: Lk. Purdy

Lake Purdy is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Lake Purdy: (205)

Communities Also Named Lake Purdy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Lake Purdy - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Lake Purdy ...

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

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Lake Purdy
    • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Lake Purdy
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vestavia Hills
    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Lake Purdy
    • 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]
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    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Lake Purdy
    • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Lake Purdy
      • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Lake Purdy
      • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Lake Purdy
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Lake Purdy
      • 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 northwest of Lake Purdy
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Lake Purdy
      • 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 Lake Purdy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lake Purdy.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lake Purdy. 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 Lake Purdy.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Purdy ...

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

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About Shelby County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lake Purdy. 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 Lake Purdy - 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- Lake Purdy) 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 Lake Purdy. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake Purdy

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Purdy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4301, Longitude: -86.6805       In this case, the coordinates for Lake Purdy 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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