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Hoover in Jefferson County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hoover

A Great Place to Live

 
 
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By David J Gaines, December 14, 2011
1. Hoover Marker
Inscription. The City of Hoover was founded in 1967 by William H. Hoover and consisted of four city blocks and only 410 citizens. Hoover grew rapidly in the following 43 years to more than 75,000 residents within 50 square miles, making it the sixth largest city in Alabama. As described by Mayor Tony Petelos, who was elected in 2004, “Hoover’s Happening!” The city received recognition from MONEY magazine as one of the best places to live in America, was listed in Lee and Saralee Rosenberg’s “50 fabulous Places to Raise Your Family,” and recognized internationally by receiving a silver award as most livable city.
 
Erected 2010.
 
Location. 33° 23.272′ N, 86° 48.362′ W. Marker is in Hoover, Alabama, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Municipal Lane, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. The marker is located on Municipal Lane in front of the Hoover Municipal Center. Marker is in this post office area: Birmingham AL 35226, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patton Chapel Church 1866 (approx. ¼ mile away); Founding Of Hoover (approx. one mile away); Monte D'Oro (approx. 1.3 miles
Hoover Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, December 14, 2011
2. Hoover Marker
away); Rocky Ridge Elementary School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Overseer’s House (approx. 3 miles away); The Park Avenue Historical District (approx. 3 miles away); Hale - Joseph Home (approx. 3.1 miles away); Bluff Park Elementary School / Hoover Community Education (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hoover.
 
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