Nelson (in Shelby County, AL) Populated Place Profile


Nelson (GNIS FID: 156773) is a populated place located in Shelby County at latitude 33.215 and longitude -86.581.

The elevation of Nelson is 463 feet. Nelson appears on the Columbiana U.S. Geological Survey Map. Shelby County is in the Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours).

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Nearby Cities, Towns & Census Designated Places

Columbiana, AL (3.1 miles SSW)
Wilsonville, AL (5.8 miles ENE)
Shelby, AL (7.2 miles S)
Chelsea, AL (9.1 miles NNW)
Westover, AL (9.7 miles NNE)
Talladega Springs, AL (10.3 miles SE)
Fayetteville, AL (11.2 miles ESE)
Harpersville, AL (12.2 miles NE)
Calera, AL (12.7 miles SW)
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Carleton Point, AL (6 miles E)
Joinertown, AL (6 miles W)
Kowakas Mobile Home Park, AL (6.3 miles ENE)
Valentine, AL (6.4 miles E)
Paradise Point Estates, AL (6.4 miles SE)
Homestead, AL (6.6 miles E)
Indian Shoals, AL (6.6 miles E)

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