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Welcome to Roy Ford ...

Roy Ford is located in Shelby County<1>.

The location of Roy Ford has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Roy Ford is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Roy Ford is located in the (205) area code.

Communities near Roy Ford ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Roy Ford.

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Roy Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 209,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birmingham<5>
  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Roy Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vestavia Hills
    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Roy Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestavia Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills<5>
  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabaster
    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Roy Ford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alabaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alabaster<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
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      • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Roy Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Roy Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,377 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<5>
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelham
      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Roy Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,911 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Roy Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,297 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook<5>
    • Helena [Shelby County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Roy Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,925 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<5>
    • Hueytown [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hueytown
      • Hueytown [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Roy Ford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hueytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hueytown<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Roy Ford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roy Ford.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Roy Ford. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Roy Ford.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Roy Ford. See our Newspapers Page for Roy Ford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roy Ford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Shelby, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roy Ford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Roy Ford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roy Ford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3248, Longitude: -86.8478       In this case, the coordinates for Roy Ford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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