Vestavia Hills, Alabama

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Vestavia Hills, Alabama
City
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: 33°25′59″N 86°46′44″W / 33.43306°N 86.77889°W / 33.43306; -86.77889Coordinates: 33°25′59″N 86°46′44″W / 33.43306°N 86.77889°W / 33.43306; -86.77889
Country United States
State Alabama
Counties Jefferson, Shelby
Area
 • Total 14.6 sq mi (37.9 km2)
 • Land 14.6 sq mi (37.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 951 ft (290 m)
Population (2006)[1]
 • Total 31,051
 • Density 1,676.4/sq mi (819.29/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 35216, 35226, 35242
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-78552
GNIS feature ID 0153841

Vestavia Hills is a city in Jefferson and Shelby Counties in the U.S. state of Alabama. It is a suburb of the city of Birmingham.

Notable residents[change | change source]

  • Spencer Bachus - U. S. Representative for the 6th District of Alabama (R)
  • Pat Du Pre - Former top 20 professional tennis player; collegiate star at Stanford
  • Chris Hammond - Major League Baseball Pitcher (Reds, Marlins, Braves, Yankees, A's, Padres)
  • Eli Gold - Nationally known Sportscaster
  • Michael Papajohn - Hollywood Actor, Producer & Stuntman
  • Richard Scrushy - founder and former CEO of the physical rehabilitation healthcare company HealthSouth
  • Jeff Sessions - U. S. Senator from Alabama (R)
  • Don Siegelman - Former Governor of Alabama (D)
  • Bart Starr - American football quarterback
  • Jabo Waggoner - Alabama State Senator, Senate Minority Leader (R)
  • George B. Ward - former mayor of Birmingham

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