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Introduction ...

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

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Around Pleasant Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 10 miles [16 km] to the east of Pleasant Grove. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the southwest of Pleasant Grove and has a population of 99,500 people.

For comparison, Pleasant Grove has a population of 10,200 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 starting from Pleasant Grove and not the distance if you drove it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   N   48 miles [77.2 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   SW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   E   13 miles [20.9 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Brighton   [Map]   2,833   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Concord   [Map]   ---   SW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Docena   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Edgewater   [Map]   ---   NE   2 miles [3.2 km]
Fairfield Village   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Industrial City   [Map]   ---   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Maytown   [Map]   371   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
McDonald Chapel   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Midfield   [Map]   5,171   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Minor   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mulga   [Map]   822   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Sylvan Springs   [Map]   1,509   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Pleasant 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 Pleasant Grove ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some catch our attention or strike our fancy. We always talk about such a name. If time permits and the community is not too far, we'll usually try to make a side-trip.

Booker Heights   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest of Pleasant Grove   [Map]
Bush   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Cottage Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Dolomite   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Edgewater   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Falls Junction   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Garywood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Glenview   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Green Acres   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Industrial City   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Ivanhoe   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Martins   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Maytown   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Minor   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Vineland Park   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Walnut Grove   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pleasant Grove ...

Looking for more information about Pleasant Grove? A good source is the TripAdvisor website and we always start with their TripAdvisor Tourism page. The Tourism page gives you an overview and then the links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Pleasant Grove, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Pleasant Grove.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Pleasant Grove.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Pleasant 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 Pleasant 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 to see and places to visit:

For the State of Alabama

    Alabama Tourism
    Parks for Alabama

    Fishing in Alabama
    Hunting in Alabama

TripAdvisor Link for:

    Alabama Statewide Tourism
    Pleasant Grove Tourism

    Additional communities can be found om the TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Pleasant Grove


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 Pleasant Grove ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   24 miles [38.6 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 be a better fit to our travel plans.<5> To help with your planning, the following list of airports is organized by type and where they are relatively close to Pleasant Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pleasant 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)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   ENE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   147 miles [236.6 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   182 miles [292.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   201 miles [323.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   208 miles [334.7 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   209 miles [336.4 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   41 miles [66 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   79 miles [127.1 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   89 miles [143.2 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   93 miles [149.7 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   96 miles [154.5 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   SSE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   42 miles [67.6 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       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl.   (ATL/KATL)   [Map]
        Website for Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Nashville Intl.   (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]
        Website for Nashville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Montgomery Rgnl.   (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]
        Website for Montgomery Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Pleasant 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: 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 Pleasant Grove.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Pleasant Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant 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 Pleasant Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Pleasant Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4936, Longitude: -86.9775     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant 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>On an airport-by-airport basis, an NFDC report typically includes a description of airport operations, contacts, the runway(s), and radio, navigation & weather frequencies. The National Flight Data Center (NFDC) is operated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) with the purpose of collecting, validating and disseminating information about airports.

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<5>When we are planning a trip (for example, to Pleasant 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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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Pleasant Grove.