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Preferred Name, USPS
Birmingham, AL 35242
Acceptable Alternative
Meadowbrook, AL 35242
Shoal Creek, AL 35242
Vestavia, AL 35242
Vestavia Hills, AL 35242
Vestavia Hls, AL 35242
Weather forecast ZIP Code 35242

The 35242 ZIP Code is centered1 in Shelby County at latitude 33.404 and longitude -86.712. It is a standard type ZIP Code. Shelby County is in the Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours) and observes daylight savings time.

ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) 35242 has a land area of 52.96 sq. miles and a water area of 2.73 sq. miles for Census 2000. Demographic Profile

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Nearby Cities, Towns & Census Designated Places

Inverness, AL (< 0.1 mile)
Meadowbrook, AL (< 0.1 mile)
Camp Horne, AL (1.4 miles NW)
Acton, AL (1.9 miles NW)
Lake Purdy, AL (2.7 miles NE)
Brook Highland, AL (3.1 miles NE)
New Hope, AL (3.4 miles SSW)
Rocky Ridge, AL (3.6 miles WNW)
Indian Springs Village, AL (4.1 miles SW)
Cahaba Heights, AL (4.3 miles NNW)

Nearby Neighborhoods, Subdivisions & Other Small Populated Places

Inverness Cliffs, AL (< 0.1 mile)
Woodford, AL (< 0.1 mile)
Meadow Ridge, AL (< 0.1 mile)
Inverness Point, AL (1.4 miles NNW)
Sunnymeadows, AL (1.4 miles S)
Hickory Ridge, AL (1.4 miles SSW)
Morning Sun Villas, AL (1.4 miles NE)
Riverwood, AL (1.4 miles WNW)
Cahaba Cliffs, AL (1.9 miles NNW)
Cahaba Commons, AL (1.9 miles N)

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