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Welcome to Ryan ...

Ryan is located in Shelby County<1>.

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

Ryan is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ryan lies within the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Ryan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Ryan - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Ryan ...

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

  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
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    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Ryan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
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    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Ryan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,487 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Alabaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alabaster<5>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
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    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Ryan
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
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      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Ryan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
    • Helena [Shelby County]
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      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Ryan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,925 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<5>
    • Calera [Shelby County]
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      • Calera [Shelby County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Ryan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,717 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calera have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calera
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calera<5>
    • Chelsea [Shelby County]
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      • Chelsea [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Ryan
      • Estimated population in 2015: 12,059 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chelsea<5>
    • Montevallo [Shelby County]
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      • Montevallo [Shelby County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Ryan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montevallo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montevallo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montevallo<5>
    • Columbiana [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbiana
      • Columbiana [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Ryan
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,550 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbiana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbiana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbiana<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 Ryan. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ryan.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ryan. 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 Ryan.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ryan ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ryan. 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 Ryan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Ryan) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ryan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1679, Longitude: -86.8667       In this case, the coordinates for Ryan 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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