Did You Know ?

 

  • The Irondale Auto Mall has more luxury car dealerships (BMW, Lexus, Land Rover, Fiat, Audi, Jaguar, Chrysler and MINI) than any Alabama city it’s size.

 

  • friedgreentomThe popular movie Fried Green Tomatoes was written by Irondale native Fannie Flagg and based on the legendary, Irondale Cafe .

 

  • Irondale ranked as the 8th Smartest City in Alabama  (2014) based on a recent Movoto Real Estate study.   The study ranked over 400  Alabama cities, based on the high school graduation rate, libraries per capita, percentage of residents with a bachelor’s degree or higher and other criteria.

 

  • Irondale is a popular destination spot for train enthusiast of all ages. Irondale’s historic caboose and covered train pavilion host thousands of visitors annually. Over 50 different train lines pass through daily.

    Historic Irondale Caboose

    Historic Irondale Caboose

 

  • Irondale has (2) two canoe launch pads and a 1-mile walking trial on the Cahaba River. The Cahaba River is the longest free-flowing river in Alabama and is among the most scenic and biologically diverse rivers in the United States.  
The Cahaba River Landing

The Cahaba River Landing

  • Irondale ranked #12 on the list of “Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations: (population 5,000+).”

 

  • Irondale is #25 on the list of “Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)

 

  • Irondale is #39 on the list of “Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)”