Hueytown, founded in the 1870’s and incorporated in 1960, is a mid-size city of 18,513 as stated in the 2004 estimated census.
Hueytown is an easy twenty-minute drive southwest from downtown Birmingham, Alabama as well as 45 minutes from Tuscaloosa. Interstate travel is made easy with I65/59 and I-459. The 115, S exit off I -59 delivers you to the Allison Bonnett Memorial Drive, the gateway to Hueytown.
Recent annexations to our city have resulted in over 14 square miles of residential and commercial properties, both suburban and rural. New businesses as well as new subdivisions are rapidly expanding the boundaries of the city.
Hueytown is proud of the mark that it is making on the world with many of its citizens achieving national renown. Race driver Bobby Allison is regarded as a NASCAR legend. Davey and Clifford Allison, as well as Neil Bonnet, have passed away but are well remembered as part of the “Alabama Gang” that continues to draw visitors to our city. Senator Richard Shelby is a proud graduate of Hueytown High School as well as State School Superintendent Dr. Joe Morton. Many more Hueytown High graduates have found opportunities for service throughout the United States.
Indeed, Hueytown is a city of “Pride, Patriotism and Progress”. Learn more about our city through any of these web sites.
Meet the Mayor
Steve Ware is a life-long resident of Hueytown having grown up in the Garywood Community. He has been a Funeral Director in this city for over 30 years. In 1985, he began his career at Brown Service West Chapel on Allison Bonnet Memorial Drive. He took over management there in 1993 and continued at Brown Service until 2001 when he became manager of Peoples Chapel Funeral where he continues to serve today.
Being involved in the community both locally and at the state level have always been extremely important to Steve. He has been asked to serve in many roles here in Hueytown. Steve has served as a member of the following organizations: Hueytown Chamber of Commerce, Hueytown Park Board, Hueytown Little League Football Board and Served as President of the Hueytown Quarterback Club. He was also nominated by his peers in Hueytown as the 2013 Citizen of the Year. On the state level he has served two terms as District Governor for the Alabama Funeral Directors Association and currently serves on the Legislative Committee for the same organization.
He has been married to Traci Ware for 28 years and has two sons, Jake and Sam.