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Vestavia Hills, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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The location of Vestavia Hills

Welcome to Vestavia Hills ...

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

The location of Vestavia Hills has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Vestavia Hills has a population of 34,461 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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Vestavia Hills had a population of 34,033 people (which is 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 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 (with a count of 24,476 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Vestavia Hills had an population of 34,461 people. This is an increase of 1.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 40.8% since the 2000 Census).

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.

Websites for Vestavia Hills ...

Official Website:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Vestavia Hills. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 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 Vestavia Hills.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

Communities near Vestavia Hills ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Birmingham   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of Vestavia Hills

Hoover   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Vestavia Hills

Alabaster   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the South (S) of Vestavia Hills

Located in Shelby County

Bessemer   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Vestavia Hills

Pelham   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the South (S) of Vestavia Hills

Located in Shelby County

Trussville   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the Northeast (NE) of Vestavia Hills

Helena   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the Southwest (SW) of Vestavia Hills

Located in Shelby County

Center Point   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the North (N) of Vestavia Hills

Hueytown   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the West (W) of Vestavia Hills

Gardendale   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the North (N) of Vestavia Hills

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Vestavia Hills:

The official website for Jefferson County:

The official website for State of Alabama:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<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>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 (or directions), 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: 33.4539, Longitude: -86.7397     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Vestavia Hills have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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