Pelham, Alabama

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Pelham, Alabama
Location in Shelby County and the state of Alabama
Location in Shelby County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 33°18′16″N 86°47′5″W / 33.30444°N 86.78472°W / 33.30444; -86.78472
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyShelby
Area
 • Total38.3 sq mi (99.3 km2)
 • Land38 sq mi (98.4 km2)
 • Water0.3 sq mi (0.9 km2)
Elevation
502 ft (153 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total14,369
 • Density375.2/sq mi (144.7/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35124
Area code(s)205
FIPS code01-58848
GNIS feature ID0124572

Pelham is a city and suburb of Birmingham in Shelby County, Alabama, United States. At the 2000 census the population was 14,369, but has grown to 20,120 according to the latest Census estimate in 2006. It was named for famed American Civil War officer John Pelham.

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