Introduction to Hueytown, Alabama
Hueytown, Alabama, in Jefferson county, is 11 miles W of Hoover, Alabama (center to center) and 151 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is in the Birmingham area. There are 15,364 residents in Hueytown.
Hueytown was first settled in 1825 by Abner McGee. The city was named after Sam and Jesse Huey, landholders who moved to the area in the mid 1800s. The city of Hueytown was officially incorporated in 1960. The first municipal election was held in January, 1960. Majors Nordan became the city's first mayor.
Hueytown and nearby Attractions
- Splash Beach Water Park
- Don Kresge Memorial Museum
- Alabama Adventure (Formerly Visionland)
- Bessemer Hall of History
- Tannehill Historical State Park
- Oak Mountain State Park
Things To Do In Hueytowny
During your stay in Hueytown, you can visit the Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Iron & Steel Museum of Alabama, Southern Museum of Flight, and Birmingham Museum of Art. The Splash Beach Water Park is also ideal for a family daytrip. The city has numerous houses of worship such as the Westdale Baptist Church, First United Methodist Church of Hueytown, Hueytown Church, and First Baptist Church of Hueytown. You can enjoy shopping at the River Square Plaza Shopping Center.
International air transportation is available from Birmingham International Airport.
Hueytown Higher Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Jefferson State Community College, and Samford University are some of the nearest colleges and universities.