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Overview

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.

Hueytown History

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.

Hueytown Transportation

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.

People

Total Population 15,894
Male Share of the Population 46.1%
Female Share of the Population 53.9%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 6,438
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 48.1%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.5%
Median Earnings25+ $31,834
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,127
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,087

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,936
% Above Poverty Level 85.7%
% Below Poverty Level 14.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 1.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.3%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.2%
Median Gross Rent $766
Median House Value $110,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 35.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 10.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hueytown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 11 miles W of Hoover, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 151 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Jefferson
Metro Area Birmingham
Standard Zip Codes 35022, 35023
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.451
Longitude -86.996

Hueytown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BESSEMER 3 WSW
Distance 3.5 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
Station PINSON
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Station JASPER
Distance 36.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Hueytown, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bess (35022)

Hopewell (35023)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bessemer 27,043 $37,595
Brighton 2,904 $31,591
Maytown 359 $52,188
Midfield 5,284 $46,290
Pleasant Grove 10,270 $70,014
Sylvan Springs 1,729 $60,700

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Hueytown Public Libraries

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Hueytown Public Library
1372 HUEYTOWN ROAD
Hueytown, Alabama
(205) 491-1443

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Hueytown High Schools

HUEYTOWN HIGH SCHOOL
131 DABBS AVE
205-379-4150
Serves 980 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

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