Enjoy everything you want and need right in one place. Hoover, AL, offers a small-town feel with modern amenities including a state-of-the-art sports complex and community center, shopping centers including high-end retail, and top restaurants across the city.
Spanning from southern Jefferson County to northern Shelby County and only 15 to 20 minutes from downtown Birmingham, Hoover, AL is perfect for the outdoor or sports enthusiast, large family, growing family, or anything in between.
The top-performing school system, featuring the Hoover Bucs and Spain Park Jaguars, takes pride in education, performing arts, and football. Hoover, AL made a name for itself in the world of high school football, and Fall weekends start with Friday night lights!
A few well-known Hoover, AL neighborhoods include Ross Bridge - a resort-style neighborhood featuring the Robert Trent Jones golf trail, Bluff Park - a historic neighborhood on top of Shades Mountain, and The Preserve - a charming neighborhood featuring Moss Rock.
Hoover, AL is a major hub for shopping in the Birmingham area. Shop until you drop at the Riverchase Galleria mall, The Grove Shopping Center, and more. Find local boutiques with unique finds and national retailers with everything you want. There is also no need to travel far for a grocery run. Stock up or just grab that one missing item at local and national grocers located all over the city.
Don’t consider yourself a chef? No sweat! Check out the local favorite Moe’s Original BBQ with friends, plan a date night at Bonefish Grill , and since we mentioned large or growing families, enjoy a family meal at Chick-fil-A on Highway 31 .
Enjoy the amazing Alabama weather at the 349-acre Moss Rock Preserve and Boulder Field . Hike the trails or explore the rock outcroppings featuring climbing formations for all levels. Head to Aldridge Gardens for a relaxing stroll among the hydrangeas or visit the art gallery. Hoover, AL has plenty to offer on its own, and it is also close to hot spots. Take a 20-minute drive north to downtown Birmingham or a 25-minute drive south to Oak Mountain State Park for hiking and camping.
Interstates 65 North to South and 459 East to West intersect in Hoover, AL, and are easily accessible from just about any neighborhood. Jump on Highway 31 for shopping, dining, and scenic travel between surrounding cities. Hoover, AL is the perfect centrally-located city to just about anywhere you want to go.
Hoover, AL is an expanding community prided on history and growth. With just over 49 square miles, there is everything you or your family will need. Enjoy all of the conveniences of living just south of the bustling “Magic City” of Birmingham, but take advantage of easy travel around central Alabama.
Explore Hoover, AL for yourself and learn even more below. Check out the “must-see, visit, and do” things in the area, view trends in the local housing market and homes for sale in the area, review the school system, and hear what some current residents have to say.
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