Are you thinking about moving to the beautiful city of Birmingham? Wondering where the best places are? We’ve compiled a great list of places you might want to consider moving to in 2018.

Vestavia Hills

Vestavia Hills is a wonderful location for a lot of reasons. If you want to be near shopping centers and great eat-out locations, plus be involved in a fantastic school system, Vestavia is the perfect place for you. It’s only about 5.5 miles outside of Birmingham city limits, which makes it a wonderful place to settle down if you work downtown.


Hoover is home to one of the best libraries in the State as well as one of the best school systems. If you’re looking for a close-knit community that still offers all of the perks of a large town, Hoover AL is a great place to go looking for the home and neighborhood of your dreams. This town is conveniently located about 10.4 miles outside of Birmingham city limits, which makes commute easy.


Home to a population of about 25,000, Homewood is located only about 4 miles outside of Birmingham city limits and offers not only beautiful homes but gorgeous views as well! If you’re looking for a community rich in tradition and pride, Homewood is a perfect place to settle in near Birmingham, AL.

Shoal Creek

Shoal Creek is a fantastic place to settle down near Birmingham, AL. Roughly twelve miles outside of the city limits of Birmingham, it may not be the closest place to live for the commute, but it more than makes up for it in beauty and community.


Are you looking to move closer to Birmingham, AL in 2018? If so, here are our top 4 picks for best places to live near Birmingham, AL. We’d love to hear your feedback in the comments.