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Welcome to Palos ...

Palos is located in Jefferson County.

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

Palos is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Palos is within the (205) area code.

Communities near Palos ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Birmingham   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Palos

Bessemer   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Palos

Homewood   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Palos

Hueytown   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Palos

Gardendale   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Palos

Jasper   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Palos

Located in Walker County

Fairfield   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Palos

Pleasant Grove   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Palos

Fultondale   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Palos

Tarrant   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Palos

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

Communities Also Named Palos ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Palos - they are located in Ohio and Virginia.

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

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 Palos. 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 Palos. 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 Palos.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palos ...

Looking for more information about Palos? 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.

Looking for more information about Palos? 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 Palos, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Palos.

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Palos. 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>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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Palos - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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- Palos) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palos. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6457, Longitude: -87.0450     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Palos have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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