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Welcome to Westover ...

The town of Westover is located in Shelby County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Westover has a population of 1,682 people<2> (see below for details).

Westover is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Westover lies within the (205) area code.

The ZIP code for Westover: 35185<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Westover had a population of 1,275 people. This makes Westover the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Westover represents 0.03% of the population of Alabama (which has 4,779,736 people), making it the state's 231st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,275 people, the population of Westover increased 22.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,038 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Westover had an population of 1,682 people. This is an increase of 31.92% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 62.04% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Westover ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Population
DirDistance
Alabaster   [Map]   33,202   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Birmingham   [Map]   210,710   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Homewood   [Map]   25,476   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Hoover   [Map]   84,920   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Irondale   [Map]   12,468   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Moody   [Map]   12,956   N   16 miles [25.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Westover ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 34 communities that are also named Westover - they are located in Arkansas (2), Georgia (3), Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New York, North Carolina (5), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Quebec, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas (2), Virginia (6) and West Virginia.

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

See 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 Westover. 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 Westover. 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 Westover.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westover ...

Looking for more information about Westover? 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.

Looking for more information about Westover? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Shelby County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Westover. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Shelby County: www.shelbycountyalabama.com/

The official website for State of Alabama: https://www.alabama.gov/

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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Westover.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westover - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 town (such as Westover). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Westover or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Westover) 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 Westover. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Westover

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westover. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.3593, Longitude: -86.5263     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Westover have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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