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Pleasant Hill, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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Introduction ...

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

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Around Pleasant Hill ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 17 miles [27 km] to the northeast of Pleasant Hill. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 31 miles [49 km] to the west of Pleasant Hill and has a population of 99,500 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 from Pleasant Hill and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   NE   44 miles [70.8 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Adger   [Map]   ---   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Brighton   [Map]   2,833   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Concord   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Dolomite   [Map]   ---   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Greenwood   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Industrial City   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Kimbrell   [Map]   ---   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Lake View   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,133   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
McCalla   [Map]   ---   NW   Less than 2 miles
Midfield   [Map]   5,171   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
New Village   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
North Johns   [Map]   141   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Shannon   [Map]   ---   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Tannehill   [Map]   ---   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Pleasant Hill 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 Hill ...

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.

Flint Hill   -   Less than 2 miles to the North of Pleasant Hill   [Map]
Glen Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Greenwood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Hickory Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Hilltop   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Hopewell   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Loveless Park   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Pine Crest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Red Hill Heights   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rice   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Rockdale   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Shady Brook   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Summit Farm   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Pleasant Hill. 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 Hill. 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

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 Hill ...

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   27 miles [43.5 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 Hill.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Pleasant Hill. 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
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   149 miles [239.8 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   193 miles [310.6 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   197 miles [317 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   198 miles [318.7 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   207 miles [333.1 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   79 miles [127.1 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   91 miles [146.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   E   95 miles [152.9 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   103 miles [165.8 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   ESE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SSW   27 miles [43.5 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
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional 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
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
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International 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 Hill. 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 Hill.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Pleasant Hill. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Pleasant Hill) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pleasant Hill. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3309, Longitude: -86.9961     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Pleasant Hill 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 Hill), 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 Hill.