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Vestavia Hills, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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Welcome to Vestavia Hills ...

The city of Vestavia Hills is primarily located in Jefferson County<1>. A portion of Vestavia Hills extends into Shelby County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Vestavia Hills has a population of 34,413 people<2> (see below for details).

Vestavia Hills was established in 1946.

The community of Vestavia Hills is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Vestavia Hills: 35216<4>

Websites for Vestavia Hills ...

Official Website: www.vestaviahills.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Vestavia Hills had an population of 34,413 people. This is an increase of 1.12% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 40.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Vestavia Hills had a population of 34,033 people (or 5.17% of the total population of Jefferson County). This makes Vestavia Hills the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Vestavia Hills represents 0.71% of the total population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 34,033 people, the population of Vestavia Hills increased 39.05% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 24,476 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Vestavia Hills.

Communities Also Named Vestavia Hills ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Alabama communities named Vestavia Hills: This one is located in Jefferson County and the other is located in Tuscaloosa County.

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

Communities near Vestavia Hills ...

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

  • Alabaster [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alabaster
    • Alabaster [Shelby County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Vestavia Hills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,487 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Alabaster have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alabaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alabaster<7>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer
    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Vestavia Hills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<7>
  • Pelham [Shelby County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pelham
    • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Vestavia Hills
    • 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<7>
  • Trussville [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trussville
    • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Vestavia Hills
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Helena [Shelby County]
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      • Helena [Shelby County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Vestavia Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 19,925 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Helena have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Helena
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Helena<7>
    • Center Point [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
      • Center Point [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Vestavia Hills
      • Estimated population in 2015: 16,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center Point<7>
    • Hueytown [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hueytown
      • Hueytown [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Vestavia Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,322 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hueytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hueytown<7>
    • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardendale
      • Gardendale [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Vestavia Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,177 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardendale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardendale<7>
    • Moody [Saint Clair County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moody
      • Moody [Saint Clair County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Vestavia Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,065 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moody
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moody<7>
    • Irondale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Irondale
      • Irondale [Jefferson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Vestavia Hills
      • Estimated population in 2019: 12,893 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irondale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irondale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irondale<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Vestavia Hills ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Jefferson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Vestavia Hills: www.vestaviahills.net/

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 Vestavia Hills.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Vestavia Hills - 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 Vestavia Hills). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Vestavia Hills 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Vestavia Hills) 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 Vestavia Hills. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Vestavia Hills

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Vestavia Hills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4472, Longitude: -86.7906    
<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.
<7>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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