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The location of Oak Grove









Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Oak Grove.

This page contains six sections:

Around Oak Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 20 miles [32 km] to the east of Oak Grove. Birmingham has a population of 211,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 28 miles [45 km] to the southwest of Oak Grove and has a population of 100,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<2>

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,979   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,906   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,460   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,381   E   23 miles [37 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,094   SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,493   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,676   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,827   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,291   E   23 miles [37 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Abernant   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Adger   [Map]   ---   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Brighton   [Map]   2,801   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Bull City   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Concord   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Industrial City   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Kellerman   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Lake View   [Map]   2,303   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Maytown   [Map]   370   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
McCalla   [Map]   ---   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
North Johns   [Map]   141   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,104   E   10 miles [16.1 km]
Rock Creek   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sylvan Springs   [Map]   1,506   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]

For more communities neighboring Oak Grove, please visit our County-by-County Page for Oak Grove.

Jefferson County ...

Oak Grove is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Oak Grove ...

This section has been moved to our Tidbits & Trivia page for Oak Grove.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Oak Grove. Our list includes the location of each cemetery, with the ability to see an overhead view of the cemetery.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Oak Grove. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

Websites We Enjoy ...

When we're planning a trip, we like to check the following websites for sights, attractions and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Parks for Alabama

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama


National Park Service (NPS) sites in Alabama

America's Byways - Scenic & Historic Roadways

RoadsideAmerica - Offbeat Tourist Attractions

Atlas Obscura - Curious and Wondrous Travel Destinations

The Living New Deal - Sites in Alabama

Murals of the Works Progress Administration (WPA) - New Deal Art in Alabama

Airports Near Oak Grove ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Oak Grove.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>   DirDistance
Bessemer Airport (FAA ID: EKY)   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Shelby Co. Airport  (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl. (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Walker Co. Airport (FAA ID: JFX)   [Map]   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport (FAA ID: 0A8)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Richard Arthur Fld. (FAA ID: M95)   [Map]   WNW   41 miles [66 km]

When we're on the road, rather than always picking an airport that is close to our destination, we try to see if there might be another airport that would better fit our travel plans.<4> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and proximity to Oak Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Oak Grove. You should check the map and see how accessible they are when considering one airport over another.

Large Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Birmingham Intl.  (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   ENE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.  (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   E   157 miles [252.7 km]
Nashville Intl.  (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   N   186 miles [299.3 km]
Memphis Intl.  (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   NW   194 miles [312.2 km]
Pensacola Rgnl.  (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   S   205 miles [329.9 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl.  (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   S   208 miles [334.7 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl. (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   WSW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Huntsville Intl.  (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   NNE   84 miles [135.2 km]
Montgomery Rgnl.  (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   SSE   91 miles [146.5 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.  (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   NNW   92 miles [148.1 km]
Roanoke Muni.  (FAA ID: 7A5)   [Map]   ESE   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)   DirDistance
Bessemer Airport (FAA ID: EKY)   [Map]   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport  (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Walker Co. Airport (FAA ID: JFX)   [Map]   NNW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport (FAA ID: 0A8)   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
Richard Arthur Fld. (FAA ID: M95)   [Map]   WNW   41 miles [66 km]

Additional Airport Information

For each of the airports listed below, we've linked to websites where detailed information about the airport can be found.

Birmingham Intl.   (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]
  Website for Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
  Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
  Website for Shelby County Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
  Website for Nashville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
  Website for Memphis International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
  Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
  Website for Huntsville International Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
  Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
  Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
  For more detail:  AirNav       AOPA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Oak Grove. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oak Grove.

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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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Oak Grove) 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 Oak Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oak Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4548, Longitude: -87.1536     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oak Grove have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>The IATA and ICAO are organizations that, amongst other functions, provide identifying codes for airports. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is an airline trade organization. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) is an agency of the United Nations. Although the codes are similar, be careful not to confuse them.

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<4>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Oak Grove), we usually look for the obvious: the choice of airlines that fly into the airport, the number of flights, the connections we have to make, which car rentals are available, etc. We also look for sights and attractions that we might find between any given airport and our destination - we do love exploring. We're willing to fly into a more distant airport if we can get the services and amenities that we like. Even though our choice of airport might be inconvenient to others, it usually gives us a better trip.

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