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Welcome to Pelham ...
The city of Pelham is located in Shelby County.
The location of Pelham has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
When the people of Pelham refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Pelhamite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Pelham has a population of 23,493 people<3> (see below for details).
Pelham is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Pelham lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Pelham lies within the (205) area code.
The ZIP codes for Pelham: 35124-35125<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Pelham had a population of 21,352 people (or 10.94% of the total population of Shelby County). This makes Pelham the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Pelham represents 0.45% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 26th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 21,352 people, the population of Pelham increased 48.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,369 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Pelham had an population of 23,493 people. This is an increase of 10.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 63.5% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Pelham.
Communities near Pelham ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<6>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Pelham.
Communities Also Named Pelham ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Pelham: This one is located in Shelby County and the other is located in Choctaw County.
Beyond Alabama, there are 10 communities that are also named Pelham - they are located in Georgia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ontario, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Pelham.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Pelham:
Websites for Pelham ...
Official Website: www.pelhamonline.com/
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pelham ...
Looking for more information about Pelham? 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 Pelham, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pelham.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Pelham: www.pelhamonline.com/
The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/
The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019