Homewood (HMYIO)

Location: Homewood, AL 35209 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 28.826', W 86° 47.383'

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Beginning in the mid 19th century settlers first emigrated into a vast wooded wilderness now known as Homewood.

On February 11, 1927, the merger of Edgewood, Grove Park and Rosedale became the new City of Homewood. On October 14, 1929 Hollywood was annexed. November 14, 1955 Oak Grove and Drexel Hills came in. Later annexations included the Lakeshore area (1959-60), Edgemont, more of Oak Grove, West Valley Avenue and Wildwood (1950's-1970's).

The first mayor, known as "The Father of Homewood," was Charles Rice. Homewood City Hall was completed January 5, 1928. The city now encompasses 9.5 square miles with a population of 25,045.
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe City of Homewood and the Birmingham-Jefferson Historical Society
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10:58pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 519536 N 3704569
Decimal Degrees33.48043333, -86.78971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.826', W 86° 47.383'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 49.56" N, 86° 47' 22.98" W
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Area Code(s)205
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2850-2854 19th St S, Homewood AL 35209, US
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