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Sherwood Forest, Alabama
(Lauderdale County)

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The location of Sherwood Forest

Welcome to Sherwood Forest ...

Sherwood Forest is located in Lauderdale County.

The location of Sherwood Forest has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

A typical abbreviation for Sherwood Forest: Sherwood Frst.

Sherwood Forest is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Sherwood Forest: (256) and (938)<3>

Communities near Sherwood Forest ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Sherwood Forest and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Cherokee   [Map]   1,005   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Killen   [Map]   972   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lexington   [Map]   717   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Littleville   [Map]   988   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Muscle Shoals   [Map]   14,022   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sheffield   [Map]   8,930   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sherwood Forest.

Communities Also Named Sherwood Forest ...

While we believe that this Sherwood Forest is located in Lauderdale County, we know of another 4 Alabama communities named Sherwood Forest. Those communities are located in the following counties: Houston, Marshall, Tallapoosa and Tuscaloosa County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 76 communities that are also named Sherwood Forest - they are located in California (4), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (8), Illinois (2), Indiana, Louisiana (2), Maryland (5), Massachusetts (2), Mississippi (5), New York, North Carolina (13), Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina (6), Tennessee (6), Texas, Vermont, Virginia (9), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sherwood Forest. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sherwood Forest. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sherwood Forest.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sherwood Forest:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sherwood Forest ...

Looking for more information about Sherwood Forest? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sherwood Forest - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (938) is an overlay for area code (256).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sherwood Forest) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherwood Forest. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.8437, Longitude: -87.6817     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sherwood Forest have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sherwood Forest.

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