Carbon Hill AL Homes For Sale | RealtySouth

Carbon Hill, Alabama- “A City of Luck and Love”

Carbon Hill, Alabama, is a small city in Walker County, just west of Jasper. With approximately 2,000 residents, Carbon Hill is a great location for those looking for the charm and pace of small town living, not far away from big-city conveniences.

Carbon Hill became an incorporated town on February 14, 1891, Valentine’s Day. Legend has it that the founding fathers of Carbon Hill wanted their small coal-mining town to be known as the “City of Luck and Love.” Coal is a good luck charm in Scottish cultures, where the founders of the town coal mine hailed from.

If you’re searching for a home in a small community where everybody knows everybody, then Carbon Hill is worth a closer look.


Get Out and About in Carbon Hill

Carbon Hill is located off of the new Interstate 22, which connects the bigger cities of Birmingham and Memphis. Also on the west side of town is Highway 13, which will take you straight into Tuscaloosa in the south.

When you get hungry in Carbon Hill, there are several great restaurants to choose from. If you’re looking for country cooking in a family-owned atmosphere, then Mava’s Kitchen is the place to be. Or if pizza or sandwiches are more your style, then you’ll want to make a trip to Club Pizza. For great Mexican cuisine, stop by 3 Amigos for great fajitas, tacos, and more.

When you’re ready to get outside in, Carbon Hill, one of Alabama’s biggest lakes, is not far away. Lewis Smith Lake is a quick ride away and definitely worth a trip. With more than 500 miles of shoreline, it has some of the state’s best fishing and wildlife. The western side of the lake is surrounded by the Bankhead National Forest , which has great areas for camping, hiking, swimming, and more.

Jasper is the county seat of Walker County and is only about a fifteen minute drive from Carbon Hill. There’s always something going on in Downtown Jasper. Great boutiques, restaurants, and salons line the streets. You’ll want to go ahead and get the Foothills Festival on your calendar. Over 30,000 people attend this annual festival for great music (St. Paul and the Broken Bones have headlined!), amazing food, and fun for the whole family.

Those who live in Carbon Hill are a part of the Walker County School System . Carbon Hill Elementary School serves grades Pre-K through eighth grade and currently has about 550 students. Carbon Hill High School serves grades 9- 12 and currently has about 250 students.

Check out Carbon Hill!

For those looking to slow down and enjoy small town life, Carbon Hill is a great option. It’s not far away from the bigger cities of Jasper, Tuscaloosa, and even Birmingham but still offers the quiet and slow pace of small town life.

We invite you to check out Carbon Hill for yourself, and you can get started now! Below you’ll find links to check out active homes for sale, area demographics, and even see what the locals are saying.

When you’re ready to call Carbon Hill home, the experts at RealtySouth are here to help. We’d love to help you get in your dream home. We are standing by and ready to show you everything Carbon Hill has to offer!