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Welcome to Dolomite ...

Dolomite is located in Jefferson County<1>.

The location of Dolomite has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Dolomite was established in 1818.

Dolomite is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Dolomite: (205)

The ZIP code for Dolomite: 35061<4>

Communities Also Named Dolomite ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Dolomite - they are located in California, Florida, Tennessee, Utah and Washington.

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

Communities near Dolomite ...

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

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
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    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Dolomite
    • Estimated population in 2019: 209,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birmingham<6>
  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
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    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Dolomite
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<6>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
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    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Dolomite
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestavia Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills<6>
  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
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    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Dolomite
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,487 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabaster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alabaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alabaster<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
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      • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Dolomite
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<6>
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
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      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Dolomite
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<6>
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
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      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Dolomite
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<6>
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
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      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Dolomite
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,297 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook<6>
    • Helena [Shelby County]
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      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Dolomite
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<6>
    • Hueytown [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hueytown
      • Hueytown [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Dolomite
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hueytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hueytown<6>

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 Dolomite. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dolomite.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dolomite. 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 Dolomite.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dolomite. See our Newspapers Page for Dolomite.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dolomite ...

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

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dolomite. 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>If you're interested in how the shape of Alabama's counties, including Jefferson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dolomite - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Dolomite). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dolomite or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dolomite) 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 Dolomite. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dolomite

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dolomite. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4629, Longitude: -86.9614       In this case, the coordinates for Dolomite have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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