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The location of Longview









Welcome to Longview ...

Longview is located in Shelby County.

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

Longview is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Longview: (205)

Communities near Longview ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Longview and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   NW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,979   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   N   18 miles [29 km]

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

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.

See 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 Longview. 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 Longview. 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 Longview.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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.

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About Shelby County

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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>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 Longview - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Longview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Longview.

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