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Welcome to Ruffner ...

Ruffner is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

Ruffner is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Ruffner lies within the (205) area code.

Communities near Ruffner ...

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

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Ruffner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 209,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birmingham<5>
  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Ruffner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vestavia Hills
    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Ruffner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestavia Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills<5>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer
    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Ruffner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
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      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Ruffner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,377 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<5>
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
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      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Ruffner
      • 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<5>
    • Trussville [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trussville
      • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Ruffner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<5>
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Ruffner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,297 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>
    • Center Point [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
      • Center Point [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Ruffner
      • Estimated population in 2015: 16,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center Point<5>
    • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardendale
      • Gardendale [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Ruffner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,177 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardendale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardendale<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 Ruffner. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ruffner.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ruffner ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ruffner. 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 Ruffner - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ruffner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruffner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5495, Longitude: -86.7047       In this case, the coordinates for Ruffner 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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