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Montevallo, Alabama

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Welcome to Montevallo ...

The city of Montevallo is located in Shelby County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Montevallo has a population of 6,636 people<1> (see below for details).

Montevallo was established in 1815.

The community of Montevallo is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Montevallo: (205)

The ZIP code for Montevallo: 35115<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Montevallo had a population of 6,323 people. This makes Montevallo the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Montevallo represents 0.13% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 89th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,323 people, the population of Montevallo increased 31.05% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 4,825 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Montevallo had an population of 6,636 people. This is an increase of 4.95% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 37.53% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Montevallo ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Montevallo and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Calera   [Map]   13,979   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Centreville   [Map]   2,680   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Columbiana   [Map]   4,647   E   15 miles [24.1 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   N   11 miles [17.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Montevallo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Montevallo - it's located in Missouri.

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

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 Montevallo. 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 Montevallo. 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 Montevallo. Our list includes 13 papers.

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

Websites for Montevallo ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montevallo ...

Looking for more information about Montevallo? 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 Montevallo, 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 Montevallo.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found 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) Montevallo. 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montevallo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Montevallo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Montevallo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance from Montevallo. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Montevallo) 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 Montevallo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Montevallo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montevallo. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.1133, Longitude: -86.8500     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Montevallo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Montevallo.


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