Warrior is a city in Jefferson and Blount counties in the State of Alabama. At the 2010 census the population was 3,176. It is a northern suburb of Birmingham.
Warrior was incorporated in either 1889 or 1899, though most records cite the 1889 date. The city derives its name from the nearby Black Warrior River.
Warrior is the northernmost city in Jefferson County, with outlying parts of the city in Blount County. It is traversed by I-65 and U.S. Highway 31.
Warrior is located at 33°48'48.985" North, 86°48'41.238" West (33.813607, -86.811455).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.8 square miles (25.3 km2), all land.
Warrior is in the Central time zone. The elevation at the center of town is 564 feet (172 m), though it ranges from over 620 feet (190 m) north of the center to less than 300 feet (91 m) along the Locust Fork of the Black Warrior River, which forms the southern boundary of the city.
Warrior uses the mayor/council form of government. The city council consists of the mayor and five members. The city is divided into five geographic districts with each one electing a council member to represent it.