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Irondale, Alabama

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The location of Irondale

Welcome to Irondale ...

The city of Irondale is located in Jefferson County.

The location of Irondale has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Irondale has a population of 12,468 people<2> (see below for details).

Irondale is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<3>.

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 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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Irondale had an population of 12,468 people. This is an increase of 0.96% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 27.06% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Irondale ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Irondale and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2017
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chelsea   [Map]   ---   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,906   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   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 for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Irondale. If available, we provide a satellite 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:

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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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Irondale:

The official website for Jefferson County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>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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<3>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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<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 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 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Irondale have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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