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The location of Dolomite









Welcome to Dolomite ...

Dolomite is located in Jefferson County.

The location of Dolomite has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Dolomite was established in 1818.

Dolomite is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Dolomite lies within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Dolomite: 35061<3>

Communities near Dolomite ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Dolomite and not the distance if driven.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   SE   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dolomite. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Dolomite.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dolomite - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' 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 for your convenience: 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Dolomite have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dolomite.

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