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Welcome to Gate City ...

Gate City is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Gate City is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Gate City lies within the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Gate City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Gate City - they are located in Georgia, Kansas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Gate City ...

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

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Gate City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 209,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birmingham<5>
  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Gate City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vestavia Hills
    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Gate City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestavia Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills<5>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer
    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Gate City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
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      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Gate City
      • 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<5>
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
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      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Gate City
      • 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<5>
    • Trussville [Jefferson County]
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      • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Gate City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<5>
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Gate City
      • 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<5>
    • Helena [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Gate City
      • 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<5>
    • Center Point [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
      • Center Point [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Gate City
      • Estimated population in 2015: 16,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center Point<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gate City ...

Looking for more information about Gate City? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Gate City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Gate City.

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About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Gate City. 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 Gate City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Gate City) 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 Gate City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gate City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gate City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5479, Longitude: -86.7267       In this case, the coordinates for Gate City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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