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Welcome to Woodlawn ...

Woodlawn is located in Jefferson County<1>.

The location of Woodlawn has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Woodlawn is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Woodlawn lies within the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Woodlawn ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 81 communities that are also named Woodlawn - they are located in Arkansas (2), Florida (2), Georgia (3), Hawaii, Illinois (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (7), Maryland (4), Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi (4), Missouri (2), Nebraska, New York (6), North Carolina (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Rhode Island, South Carolina (6), Tennessee (6), Texas (3), Virginia (9), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Woodlawn ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Woodlawn.

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the west of Woodlawn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 209,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birmingham<5>
  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Woodlawn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vestavia Hills
    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Woodlawn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestavia Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills<5>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer
    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Woodlawn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
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      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Woodlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<5>
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
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      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Woodlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
    • Trussville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trussville
      • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Woodlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<5>
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Woodlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,297 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook<5>
    • Helena [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Woodlawn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<5>
    • Center Point [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
      • Center Point [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Woodlawn
      • Estimated population in 2015: 16,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center Point<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Woodlawn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Woodlawn.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Woodlawn. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Woodlawn.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Woodlawn. See our Newspapers Page for Woodlawn.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodlawn ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Woodlawn. 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: https://www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Woodlawn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Woodlawn) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodlawn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5407, Longitude: -86.7517       In this case, the coordinates for Woodlawn have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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