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Welcome to Media ...

Media is located in Jefferson County.

Media is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Media lies within the (205) area code.

Communities near Media ...

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 Media and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirDistance
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,683   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Fultondale   [Map]   9,190   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,906   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,460   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Media ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Media - they are located in Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Washington.

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

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 Media. 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 Media. 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 Media.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Media ...

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

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Media - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Media) 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 Media. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Media

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Media. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6710, Longitude: -87.0461     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Media.

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