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West End, Alabama
(Jefferson County)

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Welcome to West End ...

West End is located in Jefferson County.

West End is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The telephone area code for West End: (205)

Communities near West End ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   S   16 miles [25.7 km]
Bessemer   [Map]   26,386   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Helena   [Map]   19,072   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

Communities Also Named West End ...

While we believe that this West End is located in Jefferson County, we know of another 2 Alabama communities named West End. Those communities are located in the following counties: Calhoun and Montgomery County.

Beyond Alabama, there are 51 communities that are also named West End - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (3), Florida (3), Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Louisiana (2), Maine, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Jersey (3), New York (3), North Carolina, Pennsylvania (5), Saskatchewan, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia (6) and West Virginia (3).

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

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 West End. 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 West End. 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 West End.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West End ...

Looking for more information about West End? 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.

Looking for more information about West End? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to West End, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for West End.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West End. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West End - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from West End. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- West End) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West End. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.4904, Longitude: -86.8658     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for West End have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for West End.

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