North Johns, Alabama Overview
North Johns, Alabama includes 13 nearby coal leases. North Johns is the second smallest incorporated town in Jefferson County Alabama (after Cardiff). It is located approximately eight miles southwest from the Birmingham suburb of Hueytown. It was a thriving mining town at the beginning of the 20th century when more than 2000 people lived in and around the community. It is named after a Welsh-born mining engineer Llewllyn Johns who opened coal mining operations throughout the area in the 1880s.
- North Johns, Alabama has a population of 145 (based on numbers from 2010).
- Located in Jefferson County, Alabama.
- North Johns, Alabama sits 502 feet above sea level.
in North Johns, Alabama
- 13 Total
- 2 Authorized
- 1 Pending
- 10 Closed
Coal Lease News From The Coal Fields™
Learn more about the Bureau of Land Management, Public Land Survey System, and coal leases.
Understanding Lease Ownership
We receive lots of emails from people who find their name or a relative’s name on our site and want to know if this means they have some right to the land listed under that name.
Understanding BLM Administrative Areas
Whether it is filing a lease or researching one, the administering BLM office is going to be the definitive source.
Understanding Location Data
Lease handled by the Bureau of Land Management are not mapped by latitude and longitude, instead, these leases harken back to the Public Land Survey System.
A “township” can refer to two different things. Both are part of the PLSS measurement system but have different uses.