Where to live in Alabama

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Birmingham

2.5/5
Ranked 1st best city in Alabama

"Up and comming Art District and Birmingham's GLBT Ghetto"

- Weirdeastlake
Since 2005 there has been a call for artist of all kinds to relocate and help create the Birmingham’s Art District here in our ethnic and orientation diverse, Historical East Lake Community. We encour...
33.5399734256627 -86.7650255709168

Unranked Cities

Alabaster

3.5/5

"Growing Very Quickly"

- angiedee
Alabaster is located in central Alabama, in Shelby County. It is growing very quickly and filling up with people and businesses. Located off of Highway 31 and I 65, you have good access to main road...
33.208567607266 -86.8155277410848

Atmore

3.5/5

"underground wonder bar"

- king08
This place was an exceptional find. The atmosphere was what you'd expect from a dingy jazz dive bar. Low lights And an amazing jazz band made this place "wonder" ful. Service was okay and the reason i...
31.0391815269259 -87.4908923374308

Auburn

3.5/5

"typical college town w/ a lil alabama crazy"

- Una
cute village. love walking to the university, except down my street which does not have a sidewalk. most of my neighbors are friendly, although there is a crazy laundry troll at the apartment shar...
32.6009872063125 -85.4954690492799

Chelsea

2/5

"Busy, Busy, Busy!"

- Boylen33
Highway 280 is without a doubt the busiest street in Birmingham, Al. You can find anything and everything you want or need on Highway 280. This very long major highway connects Jefferson and Shelby...
33.3262298967736 -86.6322690685071

Florence

4.5/5

"A nice city where almost everyone treats you like family"

- barlow
Really good. i go to school here and the school system is great!
34.8299242775449 -87.6583755515975

Helena

4.5/5

"Great small town"

- steelslinger
Known for great schools, low crime, and sadly bad traffic Helena is a gem of a town. While Alabama crime stats are nothing to brag about (1 in 222 people will be a victim) Helena does like to brag abo...
33.2694372999628 -86.9194570751794

Homewood

2/5

"Great place to live"

- Boylen33
Lakeshore drive is a great place to consider living. Lakeshore drive is located just outside of downtown Birmingham. There is tons of shopping. There are also tons of restaurants, including fast fo...
33.4543271180373 -86.8167424740558

Hoover

2.5/5

"Can anyone say shopping?"

- bambampebble
John Hawkins Parkway is a very busy street simply because it has the busiest shopping mall in the Birmingham area located off of it. New stores are constantly being opened in the galleria as well as...
33.3819680621621 -86.8216260721475

Huntsville

4.5/5

"Huntsville Alabama still has the feel of a small town but ha..."

- philipwinburn
We have been in Huntsville for almost 30 years and can't think of a better place to be. Even through the economic downturn Huntsville has provided well paying jobs and a low cost of living. One must c...
34.6935116716189 -86.6112650828238

Madison

4.5/5

"Voted "Best Place to Grow Up" in 2010!"

- isellhuntsville
34.7220152835177 -86.7518543163902

Mobile

3/5

"Feels Like Home"

- sthrnmiss
Hillcrest Road in Mobile, AL is one of those streets where you always feel at home. A lot of the street is residential, however, the northern part of Hillcrest is dedicated to retail shopping. On th...
30.653734141482 -88.109845311413
Montgomery

"Beautiful drive through the campus."

- Mitestarossa
This beautiful road drives through the campus of Alabama State University. South University Drive runs west from East University Drive through the heart of the campus and everything that you need inc...
32.3591042208433 -86.2360960179706

"Nice neighborhood on the hill"

- aintnosunshine
At the bottom of the hill, there's a shopping center with a Whole Foods. It's the only one in the entire state, and it's great. Further up, there's a lot of nice little houses and condos. It's a good...
33.485665040617 -86.7372287490809

Talladega

0/5

"I lived on Moorfield Drive first 18 years of life........"

- jwcjr1
Developed in the 1950's by Joe Johnson & his brother Seaborn Johnson. My father built the first house to be occupied in 1951 and lived there for almost 60 years. My father got the developers to run...
33.4194318423709 -86.112241409014

Tuscaloosa

4.5/5

"Large town with small time feel but big city options"

- ChelseaSR
I've lived in Mobile (horrible), Birmingham(great), Montgomery (not too bad) and Tuscaloosa and Tuscaloosa is by far the best! This city is not your average college town. There is fine dining, family...
33.1763213705554 -87.5532217662794

"southwood road"

- bamaman
this is a great street. close to all the birmingham essentials. continues to appreciate at above average rate. fine folks live here. good mix of young and old. lots of folks renovating, but there...
33.4386364241911 -86.7581203866255

Unreviewed Cities

Abbeville

0/5
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33.5896004770448 -86.9592899653474

Addison

0/5
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