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Welcome to Overton ...

Overton is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Overton is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Overton is within the boundaries of the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Overton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Overton - they are located in Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada (3), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2), Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Overton ...

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

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
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    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 206,950 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birmingham<5>
  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
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    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 85,959 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
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    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,317 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills<5>
  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
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    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Overton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,701 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alabaster<5>
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    • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
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      • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,043 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
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      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,174 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<5>
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
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      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,231 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
    • Trussville [Jefferson County]
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      • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,048 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<5>
    • Helena [Shelby County]
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      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,374 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<5>
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
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      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Overton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,034 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook<5>

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 Overton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Overton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Overton ...

Looking for more information about Overton? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Overton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Overton.

Mentions & References for Overton

The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Overton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Overton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Overton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Overton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5045, Longitude: -86.6897       In this case, the coordinates for Overton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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