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The location of Sherwood

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Introduction ...

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

This page contains six sections:

Around Sherwood ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 48 miles [77 km] to the northeast of Sherwood. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It lies immediately northeast of Sherwood and has a population of 99,500 people.

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

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   E   35 miles [56.3 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,489   E   47 miles [75.6 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,807   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   E   46 miles [74 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   E   44 miles [70.8 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   N   46 miles [74 km]
Montevallo   [Map]   6,723   E   41 miles [66 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   E   50 miles [80.5 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   NW   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   E   46 miles [74 km]
Pleasant Grove   [Map]   10,177   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   E   49 miles [78.9 km]

Below is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alberta City   [Map]   ---   E   2 miles [3.2 km]
Brookwood   [Map]   1,827   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Buhl   [Map]   ---   W   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coaling   [Map]   1,642   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
Coker   [Map]   985   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Cottondale   [Map]   ---   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Duncanville   [Map]   ---   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]
Elrod   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]
Foster's   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Holt   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]
Ingleside Village   [Map]   ---   SW   Less than 2 miles
Lake Front Village   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Peterson   [Map]   ---   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Sahama Village   [Map]   ---   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Wood Village   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]

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

Tuscaloosa County ...

Sherwood is located in Tuscaloosa County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Tuscaloosa County: Bibb, Fayette, Greene, Hale, Jefferson & Pickens.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Sherwood ...

As we travel, we always see a community name that gives pause. While there are names which are interesting or familiar, some names 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.

Cedar Crest   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast of Sherwood   [Map]
Cedar Knoll   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Cherry Dale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Cloverdale   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Covey Chase   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Crestdale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Dearing Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Fairway Drive   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Flatwoods   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Forest Lake   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Fox Run   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Green Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Green Valley   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Guilds Woods   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Hays Court   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Heritage Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Hickory Forest   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
High Forest   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Hightown   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Hillcrest   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Indian Hills   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Indian Lake   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Kennedy Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Lakeview   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Lincoln Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
Meadow Lawn   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Meadowbrook   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Riverchase   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Riverview   -   Less than 2 miles to the East   [Map]
Riverwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Rollingwood   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Rosedale   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Rosedale Courts   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Roselawn   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Rosewood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Snow Terrace   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southwest   [Map]
South Park   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Springbrook   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Twin Manor   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
University   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
University Lane   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
University Place   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Warrior Heights   -   Less than 2 miles 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.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   NNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   W   38 miles [61.2 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.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Sherwood. 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   ENE   51 miles [82.1 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   182 miles [292.9 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   NW   187 miles [300.9 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   190 miles [305.8 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   SSE   198 miles [318.7 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   NNE   206 miles [331.5 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   W   3 miles [4.8 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SE   92 miles [148.1 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   N   105 miles [169 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   NNE   107 miles [172.2 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
North Pickens Airport   [Map]   3M8   WNW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Eutaw Muni.   [Map]   3A7   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   E   36 miles [57.9 km]
Greensboro Muni.   [Map]   7A0   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
Richard Arthur Fld.   [Map]   M95   NNW   37 miles [59.5 km]
George Downer Airport   [Map]   AIV   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   E   44 miles [70.8 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
 
Shelby Co. Airport   (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]
        Website for Shelby County Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Memphis Intl.   (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]
        Website for Memphis International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Columbus - Lowndes Co. Airport   (UBS/KUBS)   [Map]
        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
 
Northwest Florida Rgnl.   (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Florida Regional Airport (Elgin AFB)
        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
 
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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama 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
 

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Tuscaloosa County: www.co.tuscaloosa.al.us/

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.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2171, Longitude: -87.5511     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sherwood 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), 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.