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Welcome to Longview ...

Longview is located in Shelby County<1>.

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

Longview is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Longview lies within the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Longview ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 32 communities that are also named Longview - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Mississippi (3), Missouri (3), New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia (3), Washington (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Longview ...

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

  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Longview
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Longview
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Longview
    • 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>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
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    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Longview
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
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      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Longview
      • 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 north of Longview
      • 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>
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Longview
      • 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]
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      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Longview
      • 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>
    • Calera [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Calera
      • Calera [Shelby County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Longview
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,717 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calera have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calera
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calera<5>
    • Chelsea [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chelsea
      • Chelsea [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Longview
      • Estimated population in 2015: 12,059 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chelsea
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chelsea<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 Longview. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Longview.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Longview ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Longview. 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 Longview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Longview) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Longview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2004, Longitude: -86.7817       In this case, the coordinates for Longview 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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