Introduction to Tarrant, Alabama
Tarrant, Alabama, in Jefferson county, is 5 miles NE of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center) and 136 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is recognized as a part of the Birmingham metropolitan area. The city of Tarrant has a population of about 7,022.
The city of Tarrant was named in the year 1915. Many people came up with the name Tarrant in honor of Benjamin Tarrant, who resided in this community for most of his life. The city was incorporated in the year 1918. It is located in Jefferson County, which was created on December 13, 1819.
Tarrant and nearby Attractions
- Tarrant Shopping Center
- Tarrant Church of the Nazarene
- Barton Branch
- Ketona Lakes
- Tarrant City Hall
Things To Do In Tarrant
The famous locations in Tarrant city are the Tarrant City Public Library and Tarrant City Hall. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Tarrant Shopping Center. One can relax at the Ketona Lakes, North Lake, and Barton Branch. There are many churches to visit including the Black Creek Church, Lakeside Church of Tarrant City, Tarrant City Church of God, and Tarrant Church of the Nazarene. Sheritt Cemetery is the place where one prays for the departed souls.
Air transportation facilities are provided by Birmingham International Airport, which is the closest airport to the city.
Tarrant Higher Education
Higher education in Tarrant is offered through several educational institutes including Jefferson State Community College, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Samford University, and Bevill State Community College.