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Montevallo, Alabama

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Located in: Shelby County (see below)

Time Zone: Montevallo lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT)

Telephone Area Code: (205)

ZIP Code: 35115<1>

Elevation: 450 feet [137.16 m] above sea level<2>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Montevallo)

Population

2015:<3>     6,648   (5.14% increase since 2010)  
2010:     6,323   (31.05% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,825

Total Area:<4>   12.88 sq. miles [33.4 km²]   - of which 2.29% is water (0.29 sq. miles [0.8 km²])

Housing Units:<5>   2,654

Official Website: www.cityofmontevallo.com/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Montevallo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1133, Longitude: -86.8500     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Montevallo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   33° 6' 47"
Lon:   -86° 50' 59"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Montevallo

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Montevallo

GNIS ID:   2404287
FIPS State / Place Code:   01 / 50312

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Montevallo)


About Shelby County

The city of Columbiana is the County Seat for Shelby County.

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Shelby)

Population

2015:     208,713   (6.99% increase since 2010)  
2010:     195,085   (36.14% increase since 2000)
2000:     143,293

Total Area:   653 sq. miles [1,692.9 km²]   - of which 3.33% is water (21.74 sq. miles [56.3 km²])

Housing Units:   80,970

Official Website:   www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Shelby

GNIS ID:   161584
FIPS State / County Code:   01 / 117

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Montevallo)


About Alabama

From the US Census

Population

2015:     4,846,411   (1.39% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,779,736   (7.48% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,447,100

Websites for State of Alabama

Official Website:   www.alabama.gov/
Tourism:   www.tourism.alabama.gov/
Parks:   www.alapark.com/
Fishing:   www.outdooralabama.com/fishing-alabama/
Hunting:   www.outdooralabama.com/hunting/

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alabama

GNIS ID:   1779775
FIPS State:   01

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Montevallo)

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The official website for Montevallo: www.cityofmontevallo.com/

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/







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<1>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Montevallo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Montevallo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montevallo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2015.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Montevallo. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<6>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Montevallo, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<7>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Montevallo.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Montevallo.



 
 
 

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