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McCalla, Alabama

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The location of McCalla

Welcome to McCalla ...

McCalla is located in Jefferson County.

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

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

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

McCalla is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for McCalla: 35111<3>

Communities near McCalla ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from McCalla and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,683   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   E   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 McCalla. 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 McCalla. 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 McCalla.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McCalla ...

Looking for more information about McCalla? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for McCalla, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for McCalla.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for McCalla. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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The official website for State of Alabama:

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 McCalla - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as McCalla). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether McCalla or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- McCalla) 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 McCalla. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McCalla

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McCalla. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3487, Longitude: -87.0142     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for McCalla have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for McCalla.

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