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Welcome to Tarrant (aka 'Tarrant City') ...

The city of Tarrant is located in Jefferson County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tarrant has a population of 6,109 people<2> (see below for details).

Tarrant was established in 1912.

The city of Tarrant has also been called Tarrant City.

The community of Tarrant is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Tarrant: (205)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tarrant had an population of 6,109 people. This is a decrease of 4.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tarrant had a population of 6,397 people. This makes Tarrant the county's 18th most populous community.

The population of Tarrant represents 0.13% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 88th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,397 people, the population of Tarrant decreased 8.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,022 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Tarrant.

Communities Also Named Tarrant ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Tarrant - they are located in Texas (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Tarrant ...

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

  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Tarrant
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Tarrant
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Tarrant
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
    • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Tarrant
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,377 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
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      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Tarrant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Tarrant
      • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Tarrant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,297 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 northeast of Tarrant
      • 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>
    • Hueytown [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hueytown
      • Hueytown [Jefferson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Tarrant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hueytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hueytown<5>
    • Moody [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moody
      • Moody [Saint Clair County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Tarrant
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,065 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moody
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moody<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 Tarrant. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Tarrant.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tarrant ...

Looking for more information about Tarrant? 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 Tarrant, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Tarrant.

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tarrant. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tarrant.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tarrant - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tarrant) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Tarrant. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tarrant

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tarrant. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5875, Longitude: -86.7676    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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