Birmingham, AL is served by one area code which is area code 205. Area code 205 originally covered the entire state of Alabama when it was established in 1947.
In addition to Birmingham, AL area code 205 serves west central Alabama including the communities of Alabaster, Bessemer, Birmingham, Center Point, Homewood, Hover, Jasper, Mountain Brook, Tuscalloosa, and Vestavia Hills in addition to many smaller communities.
Birmingham, AL is located in Jefferson County and observes the Central Time Zone.
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