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Welcome to Trussville ...

The city of Trussville is primarily located in Jefferson County<1>. A portion of Trussville extends into Saint Clair County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Trussville has a population of 22,746 people<2> (see below for details).

Trussville is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Trussville lies within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Trussville: 35173<4>

We don't have a date for the establishment of Trussville.

Websites for Trussville ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Trussville had an population of 22,746 people. This is an increase of 14.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Trussville had a population of 19,933 people. This makes Trussville the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Trussville represents 0.42% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,933 people, the population of Trussville increased 54.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 12,924 people).

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

Communities near Trussville ...

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

  • Birmingham
  • Hoover
  • Vestavia Hills
  • Homewood
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homewood
    • Homewood lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Trussville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,174 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<6>
  • Mountain Brook
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
    • Mountain Brook lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Trussville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,034 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Brook
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook<6>
  • Pell City
  • Gardendale
  • Moody
  • Irondale
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irondale
    • Irondale lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Trussville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,226 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondale have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irondale<6>
  • Chelsea

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 Trussville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Trussville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trussville ...

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

Adding Trussville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Trussville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Trussville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Trussville post office opened in 1836.

We also found Trussville in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Trussville.

The official website for Trussville:

The official website for Jefferson County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

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 Trussville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trussville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 city (such as Trussville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Trussville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Trussville) 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 Trussville. 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 TrussvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trussville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6197, Longitude: -86.6084    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<8>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:




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