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Introduction ...

Below are places that are close (or relative) to Wine Ridge.

This page contains six sections:

Around Wine Ridge ...

The largest community within a 50 mile [80 km] radius is Birmingham. It lies just north of Wine Ridge. Birmingham has a population of 212,000 people.<1>

The next largest community is Tuscaloosa. It is located about 45 miles [72 km] to the west of Wine Ridge 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 Wine Ridge and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   32,948   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,511   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   N   18 miles [29 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,673   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   NW   5 miles [8 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   W   2 miles [3.2 km]
Hueytown   [Map]   15,561   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Jasper   [Map]   14,003   NW   43 miles [69.2 km]
Mountain Brook   [Map]   20,590   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
Northport   [Map]   25,045   W   49 miles [78.9 km]
Pelham   [Map]   23,050   S   5 miles [8 km]
Pell City   [Map]   13,794   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
Talladega   [Map]   15,451   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
Trussville   [Map]   21,422   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Vestavia Hills   [Map]   34,688   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

The following is a sample of neighboring communities:

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Cahaba Heights   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
English Village   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Fairfield Village   [Map]   ---   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Indian Springs Village   [Map]   2,544   S   2 miles [3.2 km]
Inverness   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Lake Purdy   [Map]   ---   NE   5 miles [8 km]
Lipscomb   [Map]   2,133   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Mason City   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Meadowbrook   [Map]   ---   E   3 miles [4.8 km]
Mountain Brook Village   [Map]   ---   N   6 miles [9.7 km]
New Village   [Map]   ---   W   9 miles [14.5 km]
Roosevelt-Cairo Village   [Map]   ---   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Shannon   [Map]   ---   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Shoal Creek   [Map]   ---   E   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Jefferson County ...

Wine Ridge 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 Wine Ridge ...

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.

Camp Horne   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast of Wine Ridge   [Map]
Cedar Crest   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Chapel Hill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Chestnut Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Chimney Hills   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Coventry   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Crossgate   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Havenview   -   Less than 2 miles to the Northwest   [Map]
Heritage Oaks   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Hickory Ridge   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Hidden Ridge   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Hoover   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Indian Springs Ranch   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]
Indian Springs Village   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the South   [Map]
Indian Valley   -   Less than 2 miles to the Southeast   [Map]
Ivy Chase   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the West   [Map]
Ivy Glenn   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Longleaf   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Meadow Ridge   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Meadowbrook   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the East   [Map]
Panorama   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Plantation Point   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the Northwest   [Map]
Polo Trace   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the West   [Map]
Riverwood   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the Northeast   [Map]
Rocky Ridge   -   Less than 2 miles to the North   [Map]
Sky Ranch   -   Less than 2 miles to the West   [Map]
Sunnymeadows   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the East   [Map]
Tangle Creek   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Tanglewood   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the North   [Map]
Thornhill   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Timber Ridge   -   2 miles [3.2 km] to the North   [Map]
Valley Station   -   3 miles [4.8 km] to the South   [Map]

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a new section that have been added to our Genealogy Helper Page for Wine Ridge.

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

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

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)<3>  NFDC<4>
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   WSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Birmingham Intl. (BHM/KBHM)   [Map]   BHM   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ESE   30 miles [48.3 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 Wine Ridge.

Please keep in mind that these airports where chosen based on their air-distance from Wine Ridge. 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   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hartsfield - Jackson Intl. (ATL/KATL)   [Map]   ATL   E   135 miles [217.3 km]
Nashville Intl. (BNA/KBNA)   [Map]   BNA   N   188 miles [302.6 km]
Northwest Florida Rgnl. (VPS/KVPS)   [Map]   VPS   S   201 miles [323.5 km]
Pensacola Rgnl. (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]   PNS   S   202 miles [325.1 km]
Memphis Intl. (MEM/KMEM)   [Map]   MEM   WNW   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   WSW   50 miles [80.5 km]
Montgomery Rgnl. (MGM/KMGM)   [Map]   MGM   SSE   78 miles [125.5 km]
Roanoke Muni.    [Map]   7A5   ESE   82 miles [132 km]
Huntsville Intl. (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]   HSV   N   86 miles [138.4 km]
Northwest Alabama Rgnl. (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]   MSL   NNW   105 miles [169 km]

General Aviation Airports

Airport Name (IATA/ICAO Code)  NFDC
Report  
DirectionDistance
Bessemer Airport   [Map]   EKY   WSW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Shelby Co. Airport (ICAO: KEET)   [Map]   EET   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Sylacauga Muni.(ICAO: KSCD)   [Map]   SCD   ESE   30 miles [48.3 km]
St. Clair Co. Airport    [Map]   PLR   ENE   31 miles [49.9 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
 
Northwest Alabama Rgnl.   (MSL/KMSL)   [Map]
        Website for Northwest Alabama Regional 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
 
Sylacauga Muni.   (ICAO: KSCD)   [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
 
Anniston Metro Airport   (ANB/KANB)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Northeast Alabama Rgnl.   (ICAO: KGAD)   [Map]
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 
Thomas C. Russell Fld.   (ICAO: KALX)   [Map]
        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
 
Pensacola Rgnl.   (PNS/KPNS)   [Map]
        Website for Pensacola Regional 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
 
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
 
Huntsville Intl.   (HSV/KHSV)   [Map]
        Website for Huntsville International Airport
        For more detail:     AirNav       AOPA       FAA       FlightAware       FlightStats
 

Other Roadside Stops ...



Visit our Community Index for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wine Ridge. 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 Wine Ridge.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wine Ridge. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3909, Longitude: -86.7630     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wine Ridge 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 Wine Ridge), 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 Wine Ridge.