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The location of Union Grove

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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Union Grove.

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Around Union Grove ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It is located about 11 miles [17 km] to the southeast of Union Grove. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 40 miles [64 km] to the southwest of Union Grove and has a population of 99,500 people.

The following large communities are also in the area. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Union Grove and not the distance if driven.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
Cullman   [Map]   15,496   N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   S   22 miles [35.4 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   SE   18 miles [29 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   SW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   SE   23 miles [37 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   E   22 miles [35.4 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

The following is a sample of nearby communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Adamsville   [Map]   4,360   N   Less than 2 miles
Alden   [Map]   ---   N   2 miles [3.2 km]
Brookside   [Map]   1,323   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Cardiff   [Map]   54   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Daisey City   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Docena   [Map]   ---   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Edgewater   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Forestdale   [Map]   ---   E   5 miles [8 km]
Graysville   [Map]   2,107   N   4 miles [6.4 km]
Maytown   [Map]   371   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
McDonald Chapel   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Minor   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Mulga   [Map]   822   S   3 miles [4.8 km]
Pinkney City   [Map]   ---   NE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Scarlet Town   [Map]   ---   E   4 miles [6.4 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Union Grove is located in Jefferson County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Jefferson County: Bibb, Blount, Saint Clair, Shelby, Tuscaloosa & Walker.

Curious and Interesting Names Near Union Grove ...

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.

Booker Heights   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest of Union Grove   [Map]
Dogtown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Edgewater   -   5 miles [8 km] to the South   [Map]
Flat Top   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Forestdale   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Glasgow   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Glover Ferry   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Grays Gardens   -   Less than 2 miles to the South   [Map]
Graysville   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the North   [Map]
Graysville Heights   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Hillview   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Jet   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Maytown   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Merrywood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Mineral Springs   -   5 miles [8 km] to the East   [Map]
Minor   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]
Red Wine   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northeast   [Map]
Republic   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Scarlet Town   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the East   [Map]
Shady Grove   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Snowtown   -   5 miles [8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Sunset Mountain   -   4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southeast   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Union Grove.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   31 miles [49.9 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 Union Grove.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Union Grove. 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   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   146 miles [235 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   175 miles [281.6 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   198 miles [318.7 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   216 miles [347.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   216 miles [347.6 km]

Smaller Airports with Scheduled Flights / Air Taxi Service

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.(TCL/KTCL)   [Map]   TCL   SW   44 miles [70.8 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   72 miles [115.9 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   87 miles [140 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   95 miles [152.9 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   98 miles [157.7 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Walker Co. Airport   [Map]   JFX   NW   28 miles [45.1 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   SSE   31 miles [49.9 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   E   41 miles [66 km]
Winston Co. Airport   [Map]   3M2   NNW   42 miles [67.6 km]
Robbins Fld.   [Map]   20A   NE   42 miles [67.6 km]
Addison Muni.   [Map]   2A8   NNW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Bibb Co. Airport   [Map]   0A8   S   46 miles [74 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
 
Folsom Fld.   (3A1/K3A1)   [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
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        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
 
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
 
Tuscaloosa Rgnl.   (TCL/KTCL)   [Map]
        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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
        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
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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 Union Grove.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting from Union Grove. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Union Grove) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Union Grove. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5979, Longitude: -86.9767     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Union Grove 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 Union Grove), 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 Union Grove.