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Welcome to Vandiver ...

Vandiver is located in Shelby County.

Vandiver is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The telephone area code for Vandiver: (205)

The ZIP code for Vandiver: 35176<2>

Communities near Vandiver ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Vandiver and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,956   N   8 miles [12.9 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,381   W   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Vandiver ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Vandiver - they are located in Georgia (2) and Missouri.

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

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 Vandiver. 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 Vandiver. 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 Vandiver.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vandiver ...

Looking for more information about Vandiver? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Vandiver, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Vandiver.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Vandiver. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Vandiver - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Vandiver). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Vandiver or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Vandiver. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vandiver

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vandiver. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4708, Longitude: -86.5136     [Map].

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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 Vandiver.

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