Hoover Community Information

Peaceful. Proud. Prosperous. That's the Hoover motto. It's a place of serenity surrounded by towering oaks, flowering dogwood trees, waterfalls, streams, valleys, wooded hills and breathtaking mountains. Hoover is only a short driving distance from Birmingham, Alabama's largest city.

Nearby Birmingham offers exciting places of interest such as Southern Museum of Flight, Bessemer Hall of History, Birmingham Zoo, Museum of Health and Sciences, Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park and the stadium of Michael Jordan's former baseball team, the Birmingham Barons.

Hoover has an assortment of attractions and places of interest for its residents and visitors to experience, including: the Riverchase Galleria, a 70-acre shopping, entertainment and dining complex with a 17-story glass atrium office tower; Alabama's only four-diamond hotel, the Wynfrey Hotel; more than 200 fine stores; an 18th century-style carousal; and more than 30 restaurants. The Greystone Golf and Country Club is a fabulous golf course that hosts the Senior PGA's golf event: Bruno's Memorial Senior Classic.

The Hoover Recreation Center features a gymnasium, a quarter-mile indoor track, an indoor eight-lane swimming pool, racquetball courts, meeting rooms and childcare facilities. Aldridge Gardens is 30 acres of botanical gardens that features a seven-acre lake, hydrangeas, walking trails and the Aldridge house, which is available for weddings and other events. The Riverchase Sports Park hosted many international soccer teams in preparation for the 1996 Olympic games. The Moss Rock Preserve is a 250-acre park with lush land, rock formation, streams and waterfalls.

The school district features top elementary and middle schools and several highly regarded college-prep high schools. Many highly recognized universities such as Auburn University, University of Alabama, Birmingham School of Law and Alabama School of Fine Arts have campuses near Hoover.

The area plays host to a number of exciting events including the annual Art Association Show, Olympic team trials, the International Day Celebration, Senior PGA tournaments, SEC baseball tournaments, Skyfest and SEC gymnastics championships.

Are you looking for a place to live outside of the noisy, polluted, overcrowded urban environment? Hoover is a place of scenic beauty and quiet living yet not too far from all the amenities and points of interest of a major metro area.

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