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Location of the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area in Alabama

The Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area, also known as Greater Birmingham, is a metropolitan area composed of 7 counties in central Alabama. The area is also part of the Birmingham-Hoover-Cullman Combined Statistical Area. The population of the metro area as of the 2008 census estimate was 1,117,608. It is the 48th largest metropolitan area in the United States according to the 2000 census.


List of Counties

County Seats

  • Bibb: Centreville
  • Blount: Oneonta
  • Chilton: Clanton
  • Jefferson: Birmingham
  • St. Clair: Pell City & Ashville
  • Shelby: Columbiana
  • Walker: Jasper

Primary Cities

Suburbs with more than 10,000 inhabitants

Natural Facilities

Major Roads and Highways


  • Cahaba
  • Black Warrior
  • Coosa
  • Locust Fork
  • Mulberry Fork

Coordinates: 33°31′29″N 86°48′46″W / 33.524755°N 86.81274°W / 33.524755; -86.81274


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