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Welcome to Irondale ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Irondale has a population of 12,893 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Irondale is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Irondale: (205)

Websites for Irondale ...

Official Website: www.cityofirondale.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Irondale had an population of 12,893 people. This is an increase of 4.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 31.39% since the 2000 Census).

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 (which had a count of 9,813 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Irondale ...

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

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
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    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Irondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 209,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birmingham<6>
  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
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    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Irondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<6>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vestavia Hills
    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Irondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestavia Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills<6>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
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    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Irondale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
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      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Irondale
      • 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<6>
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
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      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Irondale
      • 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]
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      • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Irondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<6>
    • Center Point [Jefferson County]
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      • Center Point [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Irondale
      • 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>
    • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardendale
      • Gardendale [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Irondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,177 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardendale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardendale<6>
    • Moody [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moody
      • Moody [Saint Clair County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Irondale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,065 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moody
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moody<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 Irondale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Irondale.

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

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

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Irondale, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Irondale.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson County

About Alabama

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: 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 Irondale.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Irondale - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Irondale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Irondale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5338, Longitude: -86.6770       In this case, the coordinates for Irondale 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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