10 Interesting Facts About Hoover, Alabama

Facts About Hoover, Alabama

Facts About Hoover

  1. Hoover was named after President Herbert Hoover, who was in office at the time of its incorporation in 1967.
  2. Hoover is home to the Hoover Metropolitan Stadium, which hosts various sporting events, including baseball tournaments. The stadium was even used by the Birmingham Barons, a minor-league baseball team.
  3. Hoover’s territory is along the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains.
  4. Hoover boasts an extensive park system, with over 1,500 acres of parks, green spaces, and recreational facilities. This includes the picturesque Moss Rock Preserve, a popular spot for hiking and rock climbing
  5. On September 8, 1980, the city annexed the Riverchase business and residential community, gaining large office buildings, employers, and workers to increase the city’s tax base.
  6. Hoover has a total area of 50.326 square miles, of which 49.354 square miles is land and 0.972 square miles, is water.
  7. The largest employers in Hoover are Regions Bank, Hoover City Schools, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, AT&T of Alabama, Walmart and Sam’s Club.
  8. Hoover is the largest suburban city in Alabama and the 6th largest city in Alabama with an estimated population of 92,606 at the 2020 census.
  9. Hoover is part of the Birmingham, AL Metropolitan Statistical Area and is also included in the Birmingham-Cullman-Talladega, AL Combined Statistical Area.
  10. Hoover is home to one of the largest shopping centres in the Southeastern United States, The Riverchase Galleria, which features over 150 stores.
Facts About Hoover, Alabama
Facts About Hoover, Alabama