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Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Location in Jefferson County and the state of Alabama
Coordinates: Coordinates: 33°25′59″N 86°46′44″W / 33.43306°N 86.77889°W / 33.43306; -86.77889
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountiesJefferson, Shelby
Area
 • Total14.6 sq mi (37.9 km2)
 • Land14.6 sq mi (37.9 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
951 ft (290 m)
Population
 (2006)[1]
 • Total31,051
 • Density1,676.4/sq mi (819.29/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP codes
35216, 35226, 35242
FIPS code01-78552
GNIS feature ID0153841

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

  • 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

References