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Welcome to Woodward ...

Woodward is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Woodward is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Woodward: (205)

Communities Also Named Woodward ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 13 communities that are also named Woodward - they are located in California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2) and Texas.

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

Communities near Woodward ...

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

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
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    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Woodward
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Woodward
    • 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]
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    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Woodward
    • 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>
  • Homewood [Jefferson County]
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    • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Woodward
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
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      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Woodward
      • 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>
    • Center Point [Jefferson County]
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      • Center Point [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Woodward
      • Estimated population in 2015: 16,655 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center Point<5>
    • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
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      • Gardendale [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Woodward
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,177 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardendale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardendale<5>
    • Pell City [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pell City
      • Pell City [Saint Clair County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Woodward
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,045 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pell City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pell City<5>
    • Moody [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moody
      • Moody [Saint Clair County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Woodward
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,065 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moody
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moody<5>
    • Irondale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irondale
      • Irondale [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Woodward
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,893 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irondale<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 Woodward. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Woodward.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Woodward. 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 Woodward.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodward ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Woodward. 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 Woodward - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Woodward) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodward. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6362, Longitude: -86.6067       In this case, the coordinates for Woodward 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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