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The location of Woodford













Welcome to Woodford ...

Woodford is located in Shelby County.

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

Woodford is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Woodford lies within the (205) area code.

Communities near Woodford ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Birmingham   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the Northwest (NW) of Woodford

Located in Jefferson County

Hoover   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the West (W) of Woodford

Located in Jefferson County

Vestavia Hills   [Map]

Lies 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North (N) of Woodford

Located in Jefferson County

Alabaster   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Woodford

Bessemer   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Woodford

Located in Jefferson County

Homewood   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Woodford

Located in Jefferson County

Pelham   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) of Woodford

Trussville   [Map]

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

Located in Jefferson County

Mountain Brook   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the North (N) of Woodford

Located in Jefferson County

Helena   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Woodford

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

Communities Also Named Woodford ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 16 communities that are also named Woodford - they are located in California, Illinois, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

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 Woodford. 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 Woodford. 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 Woodford.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodford ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Woodford. 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 Woodford - 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- Woodford) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4043, Longitude: -86.7236     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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