A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Birmingham ...
When the people of Birmingham refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Birminghamian<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Birmingham has a population of 210,710 people<2> (see below for details).
Birmingham was established in 1871.
The community of Birmingham is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Birmingham lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Birmingham is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.
The ZIP codes for Birmingham: 35201-35226, 35228-35238, 35240, 35242-35246, 35249, 35253-35255, 35259-35261, 35263, 35266, 35277-35283, 35285-35299<4>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Birmingham had a population of 212,237 people (or 32.23% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Birmingham the county's most populous community.
The population of Birmingham represents 4.44% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 212,237 people, the population of Birmingham decreased 12.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 242,820 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Birmingham had an population of 210,710 people. This is a decrease of 0.72% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.22% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Birmingham.
Communities near Birmingham ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Birmingham.
Communities Also Named Birmingham ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 24 communities that are also named Birmingham - they are located in Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio (4), Pennsylvania (3), Saskatchewan and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Birmingham.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Birmingham:
Websites for Birmingham ...
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Birmingham ...
Looking for more information about Birmingham? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Birmingham, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Birmingham.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Birmingham: www.informationbirmingham.com/
The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 06 Mar 2019