Jefferson County is the most populous county in the state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, the population was 658,466. Its county seat is Birmingham, which is also the most populous city in the state.
Trussville is a city in Jefferson and St. Clair counties in the State of Alabama. It is a suburb of Birmingham and part of the Birmingham-Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its estimated 2015 population was 21,023. Trussville has been recognized as one of the most livable cities in the state and country.
Mc Calla (often shortened to McCalla) is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County and Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, southwest of Bessemer Alabama. The community is named for Richard Calvin McCalla, a well known civil engineer, who served as chief engineer of several railroads throughout the South, including the Alabama and Chattanooga, the Tuscaloosa and Northern and the Knoxville and Ohio. He also served as surveyor of many of the rivers throughout the South. Located in Jefferson County Alabama and Tuscaloosa County Alabama. McCalla Alabama Places of Interest
Tannehill State Park features a 19th-century blast furnace, the Iron and Steel Museum of Alabama, various historical buildings, rustic cabins, and a campground.
Pinson is a city in the central part of the state, in Jefferson County near Birmingham, Alabama, northwest of Center Point. It incorporated in March 2004. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,163. Pinson is located in an area of SW – NE parallel ridges, with occasional rock outcrops, especially toward the east-facing ridge crests. Pinson is home to the Turkey Creek Nature Preserve and the Alabama Butterbean Festival. Pinson is home to one of Alabama’s oldest caves, dating back to the Hamilton Period; three endangered species of fish, including the Watercress Darter, Rush Darter, and the Vermilion Darter, which is only found in Pinson’s Turkey Creek; and four historical cemeteries pre-dating the Civil War:
Red Hill Cemetery
If you’re looking to cool off from the sweltering summer temperatures or warm up during those cold winter months, the underground wonder maintains a constant 58-62 degree temperature year round as you travel 175 feet beneath the earth. Visit year round to experience the wonder of Rickwood Caverns Cave Tours.
Strange and unique tourist attraction created by one man, Joe Minter. Located at 931 Nassau Ave. SW in Birmingham Alabama in Jefferson County Alabama. Phone: 205-322-7370
Admission is free and you can purchase Joe’s book and DVD. Facebook
The Birmingham Zoo is a zoological park that opened in 1955 in Birmingham, Alabama (US). It is the largest zoo in Alabama. The 122-acre (49 ha) zoo is home to almost 800 animals representing over 200 species, including many endangered species from six continents.
Barber Motorsports Park, which opened in 2003, has a 17-turn, 2.3-mile (3.7 km) road course, designed by Alan Wilson, viewable from several naturally wooded or grass-covered banks. The track is designed to be run clockwise. The layout is compact, with a number of elevation changes. The pit lane is to the outside of the track, parallel to the front stretch; the pit wall is on the driver’s left. Two cutoff turns, which are barricaded when not in use, allow the track to be shortened for club events or testing sessions.
Designed to inspire a life-long love of learning, McWane Science Center has welcomed millions of visitors since opening its doors in 1998. Explorers – from ages 1 to 100 – flock year-round to see, to hear, to touch, and to experience the wonder of science in one of the South’s most unique venues.