Welcome to Homewood ...
The city of Homewood is located in Jefferson County.
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Homewood has a population of 25,476 people<1> (see below for details).
Homewood is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Homewood lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Homewood: (205)
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Homewood had a population of 25,167 people. This makes Homewood the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Homewood represents 0.53% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 25,167 people, the population of Homewood has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 25,043 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Homewood had an population of 25,476 people. This is an increase of 1.23% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.73% since the 2000 Census).
Communities near Homewood ...
The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Homewood.
Communities Also Named Homewood ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Homewood: This one is located in Jefferson County and the other is located in Monroe County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 27 communities that are also named Homewood - they are located in Arkansas, California, Illinois, Kansas, Manitoba, Maryland (5), Mississippi, New York, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Virginia (3), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Homewood.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.
- We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Homewood. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
- Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Homewood. 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 Homewood.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Homewood:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Homewood ...
Looking for more information about Homewood? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Homewood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Homewood.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Homewood. 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: www.alabama.gov/
|<1>||Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Homewood.|
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|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Homewood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.|
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|<3>||Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Homewood. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Homewood) 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 Homewood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Homewood
Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Homewood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4617, Longitude: -86.8092 [Map]. In this case, the coordinates for Homewood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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