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Trussville, Alabama

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Welcome to Trussville ...

The city of Trussville is located in Jefferson County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Trussville has a population of 21,422 people<1> (see below for details).

Trussville is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Trussville: (205)

The ZIP code for Trussville: 35173<3>

Population Details ...

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 (that had a count of 12,924 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Trussville had an population of 21,422 people. This is an increase of 7.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 65.75% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Trussville ...

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

Community   2016
Birmingham   [Map]   212,157   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Fultondale   [Map]   9,084   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Gardendale   [Map]   13,783   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,613   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,359   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Leeds   [Map]   11,940   S   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

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 Trussville. 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 Trussville. 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 Trussville.

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

Websites for Trussville ...

Official Website:
Chamber of Commerce:

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 get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Trussville, 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 Trussville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned 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) Trussville. 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.

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Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trussville - 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 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).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Trussville. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Trussville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trussville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.6377, Longitude: -86.5843     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Trussville 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 Trussville.