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Welcome to Irondale ...

The city of Irondale is located in Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Irondale has a population of 12,359 people<1> (see below for details).

Irondale is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Irondale lies within the (205) area code.

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Irondale had a population of 12,349 people. This makes Irondale the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Irondale represents 0.26% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 54th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 12,349 people, the population of Irondale increased 25.84% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 9,813 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Irondale had an population of 12,359 people (or an increase of 25.95% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Irondale ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2016
Population
DirectionDistance
Birmingham   [Map]   212,157   W   6 miles [9.7 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,978   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named Irondale ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Irondale - they are located in Colorado (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, New York (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington.

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

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 Irondale. 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 Irondale. 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 Irondale.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Irondale:

Websites for Irondale ...

Official Website: www.cityofirondale.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Irondale ...

Looking for more information about Irondale? 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 Irondale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Irondale.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Irondale. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Irondale: www.cityofirondale.org/

The official website for Jefferson County: www.jeffcointouch.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: www.alabama.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Irondale.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Irondale - 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 starting from Irondale. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Irondale) 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 Irondale. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Irondale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Irondale. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5338, Longitude: -86.6770     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Irondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Irondale.