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Mountain Brook, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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Welcome to Mountain Brook ...

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

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

A typical abbreviation for Mountain Brook: Mtn. Brook

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mountain Brook has a population of 20,297 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Mountain Brook is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Mountain Brook is located in the (205) area code.

Websites for Mountain Brook ...

Official Website: www.mtnbrook.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mountain Brook had an population of 20,297 people. This is a decrease of 0.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mountain Brook had a population of 20,413 people. This makes Mountain Brook the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Mountain Brook represents 0.43% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20,413 people, the population of Mountain Brook has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 20,604 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mountain Brook.

Communities Also Named Mountain Brook ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Mountain Brook: This one is located in Jefferson County and the other is located in Madison County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 6 communities that are also named Mountain Brook - they are located in New Brunswick, North Carolina, South Carolina (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Mountain Brook ...

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

  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Mountain Brook
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<6>
  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabaster
    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Mountain Brook
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Mountain Brook
    • 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]
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    • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Mountain Brook
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Trussville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trussville
      • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Mountain Brook
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<6>
    • Helena [Shelby County]
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      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Mountain Brook
      • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Mountain Brook
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Mountain Brook
      • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Mountain Brook
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Mountain Brook
      • 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 Mountain Brook. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mountain Brook.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mountain Brook. 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 Mountain Brook.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountain Brook ...

Looking for more information about Mountain Brook? 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 Mountain Brook, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mountain Brook.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Mountain Brook: www.mtnbrook.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 Mountain Brook.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountain Brook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mountain Brook) 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 Mountain Brook. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mountain Brook

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountain Brook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4870, Longitude: -86.7402       In this case, the coordinates for Mountain Brook 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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