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Welcome to Calera ...
The location of Calera has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
The pronunciation of Calera: kuh-leer-uh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Calera has a population of 13,979 people<3> (see below for details).
Calera was established in 1887.
The community of Calera is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Calera lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Calera: (205)
The ZIP code for Calera: 35040<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Calera had a population of 11,620 people (or 5.96% of the total population of Shelby County). This makes Calera the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Calera represents 0.24% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 57th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 11,620 people, the population of Calera increased 267.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,158 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Calera had an population of 13,979 people. This is an increase of 20.3% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 342.65% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Calera.
Communities near Calera ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Calera and not the distance if you drove.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Calera.
Communities Also Named Calera ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Calera - they are located in Oklahoma, Texas and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Calera.
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 Calera:
Websites for Calera ...
Official Website: www.cityofcalera.org/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Calera ...
Looking for more information about Calera? 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 Calera, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Calera.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Calera: www.cityofcalera.org/
The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019