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Welcome to Palos ...

Palos is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Palos is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Palos lies within the (205) area code.

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.

Communities near Palos ...

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

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Palos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 209,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birmingham<5>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer
    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Palos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
  • Homewood [Jefferson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
    • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Palos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,377 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<5>
  • Hueytown [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hueytown
    • Hueytown [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Palos
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,322 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hueytown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hueytown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardendale
      • Gardendale [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Palos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,177 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardendale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardendale<5>
    • Jasper [Walker County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jasper have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jasper
      • Jasper [Walker County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Palos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,431 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jasper
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jasper<5>
    • Fairfield [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
      • Fairfield [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Palos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,568 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<5>
    • Pleasant Grove [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pleasant Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pleasant Grove
      • Pleasant Grove [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Palos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,604 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pleasant Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pleasant Grove<5>
    • Fultondale [Jefferson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fultondale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fultondale
      • Fultondale [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Palos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,284 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fultondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fultondale<5>
    • Tarrant [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tarrant
      • Tarrant [Jefferson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Palos
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,109 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tarrant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tarrant<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 Palos. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Palos.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Palos.

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

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

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>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 Palos - 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 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       In this case, the coordinates for Palos 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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