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Alabaster
The City of Alabaster is committed to a safe, healthy, and wholesome environment for family living. Alabaster has experienced remarkable growth over the last 10 years with a growth rate of well over 60 percent. Those rates figure to continue to make Alabaster one of the states largest cities and, also, one of its fastest growing.

Birmingham
The city of Birmingham is the largest city in Alabama and is situated in both Shelby and Jefferson Counties. Birmingham's population estimate is 242,820, and a metro population of 1,079,089. Nestled at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains at the cross-section of two major railroads, the city was once the primary industrial center of the southern United States. At the height of the nation's manufacturing age, the city grew so fast in population, it was called the "Magic City." Today, Birmingham has transformed itself into a medical research, banking and service-based economy, with more green space per capita than any other city in the nation.

Calera
Calera is located in the southern portion of the County and approximately 30 miles south of Birmingham and positioned along the Interstate 65 corridor.

Chelsea
The City of Chelsea is located in north central Shelby County approximately 10 miles Southeast of Birmingham along the U.S. Hwy 280 corridor. The City of Chelsea was incorporated March 1, 1996 with an estimated population of 901.

Columbiana
Columbiana is centrally located in the County approximately 25 miles southeast of Birmingham. Columbiana serves as the county seat with many county government offices located in Columbiana. As such, many people come to Columbiana to conduct business.

Harpersville
The Town of Harpersville is located on the east central border of Shelby County along the Coosa River and U.S. Highway 280 approximately 28 miles southeast of Birmingham.

Helena
Helena is located in northwest Shelby County approximately 20 miles south of Birmingham. Helena was once a thriving center of steel production and coal mining. In recent years, the building of a modern waste water system, newly annexed land west of the city toward the Cahaba River and beyond, the building of an industrial park and a huge demand for housing has boosted construction in Helena. Stemming from the spill-over growth branching southward from Birmingham, the new construction signals another period of rapid economic and economic growth.

Hoover
When plans were made in the late 1950's to widen Highway 31 southward from Birmingham, William Hoover knew that things were about to change for the largely undeveloped area just south of Vestavia Hills. He bought as many acres of land as he could, opened an insurance company, and thus planted the seed that grew into the City of Hoover.

Indian Springs Village
The Town of Indian Springs Village is located in northern Shelby County approximately 12 miles south of the City of Birmingham.

Leeds
The City of Leeds is located in the most northern portion of Shelby County and is contiguous to the city of Birmingham.

Pelham
Pelham is located in the central portion of the County and approximately 15 miles south of Birmingham.

Montevallo
Montevallo is located in the south western section of the County and approximately 30 miles south of Birmingham. Montevallo offers a small-town quality of life but within short driving distance of Alabama's largest metropolitan area.

Vestavia Hills
Vestavia Hills is located in both Jefferson and Shelby Counties in northern Shelby County and is an affluent adjoining suburb of the city of Birmingham.

Vincent
The Town of Vincent is located in Northeastern Shelby County on the county boundary that follows the Coosa River and is approximately one mile north of U.S. Highway 280. Vincent is located approximately 30 miles southeast of Birmingham.

Westover
Westover is a growing, vibrant community with extensive plans for (PUD) Planned Urban Development projects.

Wilsonville
Wilsonville’s gentle rolling terrain adjoins beautiful Lay Lake, amidst old town charm, making it an ideal location to visit or live.

Wilton
Wilton is located in the south western section of the County and approximately 40 miles south of Birmingham. The town was incorporated in 1918.


Shelby County