Conveniently located in north-central Alabama just off Interstate 22 near both Birmingham and Tuscaloosa, Jasper is the county seat of Walker County. Jasper's approximate total daytime population size increasing by nearly 3,000. There are approximately 1,133 registered businesses in Jasper, making it the largest opportunity for employment in Walker County.
Some might call Jasper’s downtown district its crown jewel. It is home to Walker County’s three courthouses, county government offices, churches, restaurants, and boutiques. In recent years Jasper has revitalized its historic downtown area adding new restaurants, businesses, and housing. Future development of the downtown district is ongoing with infrastructure improvements, upscale buildings, and open green spaces planned. Jasper is committed to business start-up, retention, and expansion with a goal of increasing opportunities and improving the quality of life for the citizens of Jasper.
Us Highway 78 passes through the City of Jasper and is our primary commercial corridor.
Jasper is home to a major segment of the Nations newest Interstate highway, I-22. Interstate 22 runs 213 miles from Birmingham, Alabama to Memphis, Tennessee and connects I-240, I-40, I-55, and I-69 in Memphis with I-65 and I-20/I-59 in Birmingham. The city of Jasper has 4 interchanges. I-22 is a six lane highway from exit 63 in Jasper to Birmingham.
Walker County Airport also known as Bevill Field, is a public airport located five miles (8 km) northwest of the central business district of the City of Jasper, Alabama. The airport is a single runway 297 acre facility owned by the Walker County Commission and currently maintains a 5,003 asphalt runway.
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