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Welcome to Saginaw ...

Saginaw is located in Shelby County<1>.

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

When the people of Saginaw refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Saginawian<3>

Saginaw is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Saginaw lies within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Saginaw: 35137<5>

Communities Also Named Saginaw ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Saginaw - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, Ontario (3), Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Saginaw ...

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

  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
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    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the north of Saginaw
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<7>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
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    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Saginaw
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,413 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills<7>
  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
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    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<6> to the northwest of Saginaw
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alabaster<7>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
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    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Saginaw
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
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      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Saginaw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood 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 Homewood<7>
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
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      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Saginaw
      • 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<7>
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
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      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Saginaw
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,297 people
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook<7>
    • Helena [Shelby County]
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      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Saginaw
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<7>
    • Calera [Shelby County]
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      • Calera [Shelby County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Saginaw
      • 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<7>
    • Chelsea [Shelby County]
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      • Chelsea [Shelby County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Saginaw
      • Estimated population in 2015: 12,059 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chelsea
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chelsea<7>

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 Saginaw. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saginaw.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saginaw ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saginaw. 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Saginaw refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Saginaw may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saginaw - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Saginaw). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saginaw or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Saginaw) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Saginaw. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saginaw

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saginaw. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2162, Longitude: -86.7919       In this case, the coordinates for Saginaw have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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