The city of Westover is located in the U.S. state of Alabama. It is within Shelby County approximately 12 miles south of downtown Birmingham. Westover is included in the Birmingham–Hoover Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 1901, Westover was established and became officially incorporated on January 31, 2001. Westover's local landmark, the Archer House is included on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. The city has an elevation of 482 feet above sea level. It had a total population of 1,275 as of 2010 census data. The population density was 85.01/sq mi. The city of Westover education is provided by Shelby County School system. Zip codes are 35147, 35185, 35043, 35186, 35051, and 35078.