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Underwood, Alabama
(Shelby County)

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The location of Underwood

Welcome to Underwood ...

Underwood is located in Shelby County.

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

Underwood is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Underwood lies within the (205) area code.

Communities near Underwood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Underwood and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,979   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,647   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   N   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Underwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Underwood: This one is located in Shelby County and the other is located in Lauderdale County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 21 communities that are also named Underwood - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Maryland, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ontario (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas and Washington.

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

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 Underwood. 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 Underwood. 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 Underwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Underwood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Shelby County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

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 Underwood - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Underwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Underwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1501, Longitude: -86.8625     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Underwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Underwood.

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