Introduction to Trussville, Alabama
Trussville, Alabama, in Jefferson county, is 13 miles NE of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center) and 128 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is in the Birmingham metropolitan area. About 12,924 people live in Trussville.
Trussville was originally used by Native Americans as a fishing and hunting ground. Creek Land surrendered in the year 1814. The white settlers arrived in the area soon after that. One of these white settlers was Warren Truss, a North Carolinian. Truss began living in the area before 1820, and he acquired 1,000 acres of land. He also built a mill on the Cahaba. The neighborhood became known as Truss. Trussville was incorporated in the year 1947.
Trussville and nearby Attractions
- Holy Infant of Prague Catholic Church
- Windsong Lake
- Pinchgut Creek
- Fair Haven Campsite
- Jefferson Memorial Gardens
Things To Do in Trussville
The city of Trussville has many churches including the First United Methodist Church, Holy Infant of Prague Catholic Church, and the First Presbyterian Church of Trussville. Tourists can also visit the City of Birmingham-Roebuck Plaza Lake, Red Gap, and Camp Munger. Dry Creek, Windsong Lake, and Riggins Pond are places where visitors can relax.
Air transportation facilities are provided by Birmingham International Airport.
Trussville Higher Education
Higher education opportunities are provided to the residents of Trussville at Jefferson State Community College, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Samford University, and George Wallace State Community College-Hanceville.