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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Sherwood Shores.

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Around Sherwood Shores ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 36 miles [57 km] to the west of Sherwood Shores. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Hoover. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southwest of Sherwood Shores and has a population of 85,000 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sherwood Shores and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Albertville   [Map]   21,525   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Anniston   [Map]   22,112   E   21 miles [33.8 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   SW   49 miles [78.9 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   NW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Gadsden   [Map]   35,837   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SW   47 miles [75.6 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   W   50 miles [80.5 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
Oxford   [Map]   21,120   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SW   41 miles [66 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   W   22 miles [35.4 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SW   35 miles [56.3 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashville   [Map]   2,275   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Avondale Village   [Map]   ---   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Branchville   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coal City   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Colony   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cropwell   [Map]   ---   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Eastaboga   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Glen City   [Map]   ---   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Lincoln   [Map]   6,491   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Odenville   [Map]   3,743   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Ragland   [Map]   1,697   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Riverside   [Map]   2,316   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
Wattsville   [Map]   ---   W   4 miles [6.4 km]
Windsong Island   [Map]   ---   S   9 miles [14.5 km]

For more communities neighboring Sherwood Shores, please visit our County-by-County Page for Sherwood Shores.

Talladega County ...

Sherwood Shores is located in Talladega County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Talladega County: Calhoun, Clay, Cleburne, Coosa, Saint Clair & Shelby.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sherwood Shores ...

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.

Blue Eye   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast of Sherwood Shores   [Map]
Coal City   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the West   [Map]
Colony   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Dunrowin   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Echo Hills   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
England Isle   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the South   [Map]
Eureka Shores   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the South   [Map]
Greens Mill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Halls Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the South   [Map]
Lincoln   -   6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Martins Mill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Mitchells Ferry   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Park Hill   -   7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Ragland   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Refuge   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Woods Ferry   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Sherwood Shores.

We have a list of several cemeteries that are in the area around Sherwood Shores. 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 Sherwood Shores. 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 Sherwood Shores ...

Of the airports that we know about, these are some of the closest to Sherwood Shores.

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   25 miles [40.2 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 Sherwood Shores.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sherwood Shores. 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
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   WSW   33 miles [53.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   101 miles [162.5 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   171 miles [275.2 km]
McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]   TYS   NE   192 miles [309 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   SE   60 miles [96.6 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNW   73 miles [117.5 km]
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   WSW   87 miles [140 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   S   95 miles [152.9 km]
Columbus Metro Airport (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]   CSG   SE   108 miles [173.8 km]
Lovell Fld. (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]   CHA   NNE   109 miles [175.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NW   109 miles [175.4 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   SSW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Talladega Muni.   [Map]   ASN   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Anniston Metro Airport(ANB/KANB)   [Map]   ANB   ESE   20 miles [32.2 km]
Gadsden Muni.   [Map]   ---   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.(ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]   GAD   NNE   21 miles [33.8 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NNW   22 miles [35.4 km]
Jacksonville Muni.   [Map]   ---   ENE   25 miles [40.2 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
 
Columbus Metro Airport   (CSG/KCSG)   [Map]
        Website for Columbus Metropolitan Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Lovell Fld.   (CHA/KCHA)   [Map]
        Website for Lovell Field
        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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Albertville Rgnl.   (ICAO: K8A0)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
McGhee Tyson Airport   (TYS/KTYS)   [Map]
        Website for McGhee Tyson 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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola 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
 
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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Sherwood Shores.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance beginning in Sherwood Shores. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sherwood Shores) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherwood Shores. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6801, Longitude: -86.1928     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sherwood Shores 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 Sherwood Shores), 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 Sherwood Shores.