Irondale, Alabama

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Irondale, Alabama
City
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 33°31′55″N 86°41′13″W / 33.53194°N 86.68694°W / 33.53194; -86.68694
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jefferson
Area
 • Total 9 sq mi (23.2 km2)
 • Land 9 sq mi (23.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 741 ft (226 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 9,813
 • Density 1,090.3/sq mi (423/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 35210
Area code(s) 205
FIPS code 01-37864
GNIS feature ID 0120702

Irondale is a city in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States and a suburb of Birmingham. At the 2000 census the population was 9,813. The book (later a movie) Fried Green Tomatoes, by Irondale native Fannie Flagg, is loosely based around the town and the landmark Irondale Cafe, known as The WhistleStop Cafe in the book & Film.