Watson, Alabama

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Watson, Alabama
Unincorporated community
Watson is located in Alabama
Watson is located in the US
Coordinates: 33°38′01″N 86°52′46″W / 33.63361°N 86.87944°W / 33.63361; -86.87944Coordinates: 33°38′01″N 86°52′46″W / 33.63361°N 86.87944°W / 33.63361; -86.87944
Country United States
State Alabama
County Jefferson
Elevation 548 ft (167 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code 35181
Area code(s) 205
GNIS feature ID 157222[1]

Watson, also known as Minerals, is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Alabama, United States. The community is bordered by Brookside on the north and west, by Birmingham and Gardendale on the east and by Birmingham on the south. A post office first opened in Watson in 1903.[2]


  1. ^ "Watson". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Jefferson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 April 2015.