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Welcome to Homewood ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Homewood has a population of 25,377 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Homewood.

Homewood is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Homewood is located in the (205) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Homewood had an population of 25,377 people. This is an increase of 0.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.33% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (which had a count of 25,043 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Homewood ...

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

  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabaster
    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Homewood
    • 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>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer
    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Homewood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<6>
  • Pelham [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelham
    • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Homewood
    • 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>
  • Trussville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trussville
    • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Homewood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Helena [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Helena
      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Homewood
      • 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>
    • Center Point [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
      • Center Point [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Homewood
      • Estimated population in 2015: 16,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center Point<6>
    • Hueytown [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hueytown
      • Hueytown [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Homewood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hueytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hueytown<6>
    • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardendale
      • Gardendale [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Homewood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,177 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardendale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardendale<6>
    • Irondale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irondale
      • Irondale [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Homewood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,893 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irondale<6>
    • Chelsea [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chelsea
      • Chelsea [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Homewood
      • Estimated population in 2015: 12,059 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chelsea
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chelsea<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 Homewood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Homewood.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Homewood.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Homewood. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

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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: 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Homewood.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Homewood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things 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, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Homewood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Homewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4617, Longitude: -86.8092       In this case, the coordinates for Homewood 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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