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Trafford, Alabama

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Welcome to Trafford ...

The town of Trafford is located in Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Trafford has a population of 627 people<1> (see below for details).

Trafford is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Trafford: (205)

The ZIP code for Trafford: 35172<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Trafford had a population of 646 people. This makes Trafford the county's 30th most populous community.

The population of Trafford represents 0.01% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 307th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 646 people, the population of Trafford increased 23.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 523 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Trafford had an population of 627 people. This is a decrease of 2.94% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.89% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Trafford ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Trafford and not the distance if you drove it.<4>.

Community   2016
Adamsville   [Map]   4,360   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Center Point   [Map]   ---   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Clay   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Fultondale   [Map]   9,084   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Margaret   [Map]   4,633   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Trafford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Trafford - it's located in Ontario.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Trafford. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Trafford. 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 Trafford.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trafford ...

Looking for more information about Trafford? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Trafford, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Trafford.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Trafford. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Trafford. 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: www.alabama.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Trafford.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trafford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Trafford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Trafford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance starting from Trafford. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Trafford) 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 Trafford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Trafford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trafford. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.8229, Longitude: -86.7510     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trafford have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Trafford.