Vestavia Hills Alabama Vestavia Hills is named for the 20-acre (8.1 ha) estate of former Birmingham mayor George B. Ward. It was situated on the crest of Shades Mountain in what is now the northern edge of the city. The development of Vestavia Hills as a residential suburb began in 1946, when developer Charles Byrd […]
Bessemer Alabama Founded in 1887, Bessemer is located in southwestern Jefferson County, ouside of Birmingham, eight miles west of Hoover. Nestled in the Jones Valley at the end of the foothills of the Appalachian Chain, Bessemer sits strategically along Interstate 59/20 and is centrally located to the economic centers of Birmingham, Hoover, Tuscaloosa and the […]
Alabama Splash Adventure Park Open May 1 – Sept 30 4599 Splash Adventure Parkway Bessemer, Alabama 35022 Jefferson County Alabama Phone: (205) 481-4750 Fax: (205) 481-4758Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Alabama Amusement Theme Water Park Index
Jefferson county is located in the north-central portion of the state, on the southernmost edge of the Appalachian Mountains. It is in the center of the (former) iron, coal, and limestone mining belt of the Southern United States.
Jefferson County is the most populous county in the state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census, its population was 658,466. Its county seat is Birmingham, which is the most populous city in the state.
Designed to inspire a life-long love of learning, McWane Science Center has welcomed millions of visitors since opening its doors in 1998. Explorers – from ages 1 to 100 – flock year-round to see, to hear, to touch, and to experience the wonder of science in one of the South’s most unique venues.
FOP Range Inc. Outdoor Public Shooting Range The F.O.P. Range is the nicest family oriented shooting range around. The F.O.P. Range is located just outside Birmingham, Alabama, in Pleasant Grove, Jefferson County Alabama. The Range facility has eight outdoor ranges, each with a covered shooter’s area up-range to permit year-round use in all weather. It […]
Vulcan the Iron Man Vulcan Park & Museum 1701 Valley View Drive Birmingham AL 35209 At a height of almost 600 feet, atop Red Mountain, the statue of Vulcan watches over the city of Birmingham in Jefferson County. Vulcan is 56 feet tall and is the largest iron statue in the world and the second […]
Statue of Liberty Replica “Liberty Enlightening the World” replica (36 ft tall) in Vestavia Hills, Alabama. Cast in bronze in 1956 at the Société Antoine Durenne foundry in Somerville Haut Marne, France for placement atop the Liberty National Life Insurance Company Building in downtown Birminghamin 1958. It was relocated and placed on a 60 foot […]
Birmingham Barons Regions Field 1401 1st Avenue South Birmingham, Alabama 35233 Jefferson County Alabama The history of the Birmingham Barons traces back to 1885, when the Barons (originally named the Coal Barons) played in the many southern leagues that existed during the early years of baseball. In those years, the leagues came and went, but […]
McWane Science Center 2009 19th Street N Birmingham AL 35203 Jefferson County Alabama Phone: 205-714-8300 Designed to inspire a life-long love of learning, McWane Science Center has welcomed millions of visitors since opening its doors in 1998. Explorers – from ages 1 to 100 – flock year-round to see, to hear, to touch, and to experience the […]
2612 Lane Park Road Birmingham AlabamaBirmingham Alabama 35223 Jefferson County Alabama Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama’s largest living museum with more than 12,000 different plants in its living collections. The Gardens’ 67.5 acres contains 25+ unique gardens, 30+ works of original outdoor sculpture and miles of serene paths. The Gardens features the largest public horticulture […]
Opera Birmingham Opera Birmingham, the only professional opera company in Northern and Central Alabama, has entertained audiences for over 55 years. From its humble beginnings in 1955 to its 50th anniversary in 2005 and beyond, Opera Birmingham has produced world-class operatic productions and concerts that have been hailed by critics and loved by audiences. Opera […]