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(Jefferson County)

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Welcome to Center Point ...

The city of Center Point is located in Jefferson County.

A typical abbreviation for Center Point: Center Pt.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Center Point had a population of 16,921 people.<1> (see below for details).

Center Point is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Center Point: (205)

Population Details ...

More information can be found on the Census Page for Center Point.

Communities near Center Point ...

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Fairfield   [Map]   10,683   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,906   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,468   S   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Center Point ...

While we believe that this Center Point is located in Jefferson County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named Center Point. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clarke and Montgomery County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 42 communities that are also named Center Point - they are located in Arkansas (5), Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi (4), Missouri (3), New Mexico, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee (7), Texas (11) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Center Point.

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 Center Point. 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 Center Point. 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 Center Point.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Center Point:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Center Point ...

Looking for more information about Center Point? 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 Center Point, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Center Point.

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Center Point. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

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



Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Center Point - 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 starting from Center Point. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Center Point) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Center Point. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6458, Longitude: -86.6838     [Map].

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