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Center Point, Alabama
(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

Center Point is within the (205) area code.

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.

Communities near Center Point ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Center Point.

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoover have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the south of Center Point
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vestavia Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vestavia Hills
    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Center Point
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestavia Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills
  • Homewood [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
    • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest of Center Point
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the south of Center Point
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook
    • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
    • Moody [Saint Clair County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moody have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moody
      • Moody [Saint Clair County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the east of Center Point
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moody
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moody
    • Irondale [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondale have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irondale
      • Irondale [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the south of Center Point
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irondale
    • Leeds [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leeds have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leeds
      • Leeds [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast of Center Point
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leeds
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leeds
    • Fairfield [Jefferson County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Center Point. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Center Point.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Center Point.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Center Point. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson County

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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: https://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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Center Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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, 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6458, Longitude: -86.6838    
<4>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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