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Welcome to Straven ...

Straven is located in Shelby County.

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

Straven is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Straven: (205)

Communities near Straven ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Hoover   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Straven

Located in Jefferson County

Vestavia Hills   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Straven

Located in Jefferson County

Alabaster   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Straven

Bessemer   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Straven

Located in Jefferson County

Homewood   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Straven

Located in Jefferson County

Pelham   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Straven

Helena   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North (N) of Straven

Hueytown   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Straven

Located in Jefferson County

Calera   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Straven

Chelsea   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Straven

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

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 Straven. 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 Straven. 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 Straven.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Straven ...

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

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About Shelby County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Straven. 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>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 Straven - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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- Straven) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Straven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.2196, Longitude: -86.8897     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Straven have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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