The City of Alabaster, AL
Alabaster is a popular city in the state of Alabama with a total of 29,861 residents living there. Alabaster is ranked as the fourteenth most populated city in Alabama and the 1067th most populated city in the United States, and is located in Shelby County. The largest nearby city to Alabaster is Birmingham, approximately 29 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Alabaster, including China First, Del Toro Mexican Restaurant, Hunan 2, Bertha's Wings and Laestrella. For a larger selection of Alabaster restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Alabaster Golf Courses, Museums and/or Botanical Gardens, including the Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum, Oak Mountain State Park Golf Course, Aldridge Botanical Gardens, Eagle Point Golf Club and Tannehill National Golf Course. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Alabaster please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Alabaster:
- Birmingham Intl. Airport (BHM)
Alabaster, Alabama Climate and WeatherIn the month of January, Alabaster experiences an average high temperature of 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in January are usually about 30 degrees with an average rainfall of 5.7 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Alabaster with daytime temperatures averaging 89 degrees in the summer, and 58 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Alabaster to receive an average of 5.5 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.3 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -5 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Alabaster should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 77 degrees, and nighttime lows of 48.
Alabaster, Alabama Attractions
1Alabama Adventure - Bessemer,
Alabama Adventure is an Alabama amusement park, located off Interstate 20/59 in Bessemer, just west of Birmingham and east of Tuscaloosa. It is owned by Adrenaline Family Entertainment which also operates the Clementon Amusement Park in New Jersey.
2Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame - Birmingham,
The Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame was founded in 1978, and opened a museum on September 18, 1993, with a mission "to foster, encourage, educate, and cultivate a general appreciation of the medium of jazz music as a legitimate, original and distinctive art form indigenous to America. Its mission is also to preserve a continued and sustained program of illuminating the contribution of the State of Alabama through its citizens, environment, demographics and lore, and perpetuating the heritage of jazz music.
3Alabama Museum of Health Sciences - Birmingham,
The Alabama Museum of the Health Sciences was opened and dedicated at the UAB campus in 1975. It was developed to display the health sciences in the areas of education, research, and practice in the U.S. with special emphasis on the state of Alabama and its contributors to the practice of medicine. It houses a combined collection of rare and important medical books and manuscripts—dating to the Middle Ages—and equipment, instruments, and objects from the health sciences.
4Alabama Sports Hall of Fame - Birmingham,
The Alabama Sports Hall of Fame is a state museum that is situated in Birmingham, Alabama, dedicated to communicating the state’s athletic history. The museum displays over 5,000 objects related to athletes who were born in Alabama or earned fame through athletics that reflects positively upon the state, usually through excellence at an educational institution or sporting event in Alabama. The ASHOF was established by state legislative act on August 14, 1967.
5Aldridge Botanical Gardens - , Hoover,
Aldridge Botanical Gardens is a 30 acre botanical garden, prominently featuring hydrangeas, that can be found on the former Coxe Estate in Hoover, Alabama, U.S.A..
6Arlington Antebellum Home & Gardens - Birmingham,
Arlington Antebellum Home & Gardens is a former plantation house and 6 acres of landscaped gardens near downtown Birmingham, Alabama. The two-story frame structure was built between 1845-50 and features antebellum-era Greek Revival architecture. The house serves as a decorative arts museum, featuring a collection of 19th-century furniture, textiles, silver, and paintings. The garden features a restored garden room that is used for special events.
7Barber Motorsports Park - Birmingham,
The Barber Motorsports Park is a large multi-purpose racing facility on a 740-acre site in Birmingham, Alabama in the US, that can be found on the eastern fringes of the city, near Leeds. In July 2009 officials announced that Barber will be the site of the IRL IndyCar Series Grand Prix of Alabama beginning in the 2010 season. Barber is also the home of the North American Porsche Driving School and the Kevin Schwantz Motorcycle School.
8Bartow Arena - University of Alabama at Birmingham - Birmingham,
Bartow Arena is an 8,508-seat multi-purpose arena in Birmingham, Alabama. It is home to the UAB Blazers men's and women's basketball teams as well as the women's volleyball team. The arena is named after Gene Bartow, the coach who largely built the school's men's basketball program from scratch over the last quarter of the 20th century. UAB initially played their games at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex Arena, but moved its games to the on-campus facility beginning with the 1988-89 season.
9Beacon Hill Golf Course - Birmingham,
The Beacon Hill Golf Course is a 9 hole public golf course in Jefferson County Alabama. This course is located in the city of Birmingham, . Tee times are accepted up to 3 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 205-328-8545.
Address: 2100 36th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35207
10Bent Brook Golf Course (Windmill/Brook Course) - Bessemer,
The Bent Brook Golf Course is a 27 hole public golf course in Jefferson County Alabama. Built in 1988, this Bessemer course designed by Ward Northrup is open all year. For tee time information call the pro shop at 205-424-2368. The golf course dress code is as follows: Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK.
Address: 7900 Dickey Springs Rd, Bessemer, AL 35022
Alabaster, Alabama Hotels
8Holiday Inn Express Birmingham I-65 South (pelham)
260 Cahaba Valley Rd
Pelham, AL 35124
Alabaster, Alabama Restaurants
This is a list of Alabaster Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Pizza Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
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