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Welcome to Fultondale ...

The city of Fultondale is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Fultondale, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1956.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fultondale has a population of 9,260 people<3> (see below for details).

Fultondale is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Telephone area codes for Fultondale: (205) & (659)<5>

The ZIP code for Fultondale: 35068<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fultondale had an population of 9,260 people. This is an increase of 10.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 40.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fultondale had a population of 8,380 people. This makes Fultondale the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Fultondale represents 0.18% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 74th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,380 people, the population of Fultondale increased 27.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,595 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fultondale.

Communities near Fultondale ...

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

  • Birmingham
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
  • Hoover
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,959 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover <7>
  • Vestavia Hills
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Bessemer
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Homewood
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
    • Homewood is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,174 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood <7>
  • Trussville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Mountain Brook
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
    • Mountain Brook is located in Jefferson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,034 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook <7>
  • Center Point
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
  • Hueytown
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Moody
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moody
    • Moody is located in Saint Clair County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,292 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moody <7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fultondale ...

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

Adding Fultondale to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fultondale in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Fultondale was on a map titled Map of Alabama (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Fultondale.

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

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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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fultondale.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fultondale - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (659) is an overlay for area code (205).
<6>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 city (such as Fultondale). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fultondale or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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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