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Welcome to Zion City ...

Zion City is located in Jefferson County<1>.

The location of Zion City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Zion City is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Zion City is located in the (205) area code.

Communities Also Named Zion City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Zion City - it's located in Louisiana.

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

Communities near Zion City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Zion City.

  • Birmingham [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birmingham
    • Birmingham [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Zion City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 209,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birmingham
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birmingham<5>
  • Hoover [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoover
    • Hoover [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Zion City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 85,768 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoover<5>
  • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vestavia Hills
    • Vestavia Hills [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Zion City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,413 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vestavia Hills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vestavia Hills<5>
  • Bessemer [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bessemer
    • Bessemer [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Zion City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,472 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bessemer
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bessemer<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Homewood [Jefferson County]
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      • Homewood [Jefferson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Zion City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homewood<5>
    • Pelham [Shelby County]
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      • Pelham [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Zion City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 23,911 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pelham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pelham
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pelham<5>
    • Trussville [Jefferson County]
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      • Trussville [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Zion City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,635 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trussville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trussville<5>
    • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Brook
      • Mountain Brook [Jefferson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Zion City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,297 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mountain Brook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Brook
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain Brook<5>
    • Center Point [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Point
      • Center Point [Jefferson County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Zion City
      • Estimated population in 2015: 16,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Center Point<5>
    • Gardendale [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gardendale
      • Gardendale [Jefferson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Zion City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,177 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gardendale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gardendale<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zion City ...

Looking for more information about Zion City? 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 Zion City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Zion City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Alabama

About Jefferson County

About Alabama

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Zion City. 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: 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>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Zion City - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Zion City) 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 Zion City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Zion City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Zion City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 33.5820, Longitude: -86.7300       In this case, the coordinates for Zion City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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