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Mountain Brook, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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Welcome to Mountain Brook ...

The city of Mountain Brook is located in Jefferson County.

A typical abbreviation for Mountain Brook: Mtn. Brook

From the  Census Estimates for 2015, Mountain Brook has a population of 20,691 people<1> (see below for details).

Mountain Brook is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Mountain Brook is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mountain Brook had a population of 20,413 people. This makes Mountain Brook the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Mountain Brook represents 0.43% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20,413 people, the population of Mountain Brook has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 20,604 people).

Taken from the 2015 Census Estimates, Mountain Brook had an population of 20,691 people. This is an increase of 1.36% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.42% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mountain Brook.

Communities near Mountain Brook ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Mountain Brook and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2015
Alabaster   [Map]   32,707   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,730   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Center Point   [Map]   16,655   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,711   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Helena   [Map]   18,264   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,848   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Mountain Brook.

Communities Also Named Mountain Brook ...

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

Beyond Alabama, there are 6 communities that are also named Mountain Brook - they are located in New Brunswick, North Carolina, South Carolina (2) and Washington.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mountain Brook. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mountain Brook. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mountain Brook.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Mountain Brook:

Websites for Mountain Brook ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountain Brook ...

Looking for more information about Mountain Brook? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mountain Brook, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Mountain Brook.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Mountain Brook. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mountain Brook.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Mountain Brook. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mountain Brook) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mountain Brook. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mountain Brook

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Brook. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4870, Longitude: -86.7402     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Mountain Brook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Mountain Brook.


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