Jefferson County , Alabama

Jefferson County: County in Alabama, United States

Jefferson County locator map
Location of Jefferson County on Alabama map.

About

Jefferson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 658,466 and a population density of 226 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 655,342 inhabitants. Its county seat is Birmingham. The county was created 201 years ago in 1819.

Jefferson County Courthouse Birmingham Nov 2011 02 image
Jefferson County Courthouse Birmingham Nov 2011 02
Jefferson County Courthouse Birmingham Nov 2011 02 image

Geography

Jefferson County is located at 33°33'16"N 86°53'47"W (33.5543100, -86.8964900). It has 6 neighbors: Bibb County, Blount County, Saint Clair County, Shelby County, Tuscaloosa County and Walker County.

Jefferson County map

The largest city of Jefferson County is Birmingham with a population of 206,950. Other cities include, Hoover population 85,959, Vestavia Hills population 34,317, Bessemer population 26,043 and Homewood population 25,174. See all Jefferson County cities & populated places.

Weather

Jefferson County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind 0 to 5 mph. more

Jefferson County Quick Facts

Population : 655,342 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
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Plate code : 1
Area : 2911 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.1%
Land as percent of area : 98.9%
Named for : Thomas Jefferson
Capital : Birmingham
Establishment : December 12, 1819
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 07:31:51 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 225 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.48% (2010-2020)
Weather : 76℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Jefferson County has 6 neighbours.

  • Birmingham

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Jefferson County decreased by 0.48% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 658,466 - census
2011 658,109 -0.05% estimation process
2012 658,061 -0.01% estimation process
2013 659,265 0.18% estimation process
2014 659,972 0.11% estimation process
2015 660,455 0.07% estimation process
2016 660,343 -0.02% estimation process
2017 659,599 -0.11% estimation process
2018 659,429 -0.03% estimation process
2019 658,573 -0.13% estimation process
2020 655,342 -0.49% estimation process

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People born in Jefferson County (12)

People born in Jefferson County, including baseball player Willie Mays, politician and businessman James D. Martin, Player of football Bob Gresham, you can see a list of people who born in Jefferson County.

  • Jimmy Staggs (American DJ) he was born in 07/10/1935
  • Paul Lehner (American baseball player) he was born in 01/07/1920
  • Thomas Harrison (Confederate States Army brigadier general during the American Civil War) he was born in 01/05/1823
  • Ernie Walker (American baseball player) he was born in 17/09/1890
  • Thomas McAdory Owen (American lawyer, author, and historian) he was born in 19/11/1866
  • Edmundson Parkes (American businessman) he was born in 22/11/1904
  • David B. Todd Jr. he was born in 01/01/1935
  • Martha Crystal Myers (American obstetrician, medical missionary in Yemen) she was born in 13/03/1945
  • Josephus C. Vines (American politician, mayor of Brighton, Alabama) he was born in 10/07/1873

Other places with the same name (25)

Jefferson County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County.

City Name Population Title
Birmingham 206,950 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Hoover 85,959 City in Alabama
Vestavia Hills 34,317 City in Jefferson and Shelby counties, Alabama, United States
Bessemer 26,043 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Homewood 25,174 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Trussville 23,048 City in Jefferson and St.
Mountain Brook 20,413 City in southeastern Jefferson County, Alabama
Center Point 16,864 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Hueytown 15,202 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Gardendale 14,113 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Irondale 13,226 Town in Alabama, United States
Leeds 12,026 City in Jefferson, St.
Pleasant Grove 10,260 City in western Jefferson County, Alabama
Forestdale 10,162 Unincorporated community in Alabama
Clay 10,042 City in Alabama, United States
Fultondale 9,269 City in Jefferson County, Alabama

Alabama Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Mobile County 412,716 County in Alabama, United States
Madison County 379,453 County in Alabama, United States
Baldwin County 229,287 County in Alabama, United States
Montgomery County 224,639 County in Alabama, United States
Shelby County 221,428 County in Alabama, United States
Tuscaloosa County 210,758 County in Alabama, United States
Birmingham 206,950 City in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States
Huntsville 202,964 County seat of Madison County, Alabama, United States
Montgomery 196,268 City in and county seat of Montgomery County, Alabama, United States and Alabama federated state capital
Mobile 187,746 County seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States
Lee County 166,831 County in Alabama, United States
Morgan County 119,883 County in Alabama, United States
Calhoun County 113,469 County in Alabama, United States
Houston County 106,580 County in Alabama, United States
Tuscaloosa 102,819 County seat of Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, United States
Etowah County 102,371 County in Alabama, United States