West Homewood, Homewood, AL

West Homewood Neighborhood Guide Homewood, AL


West Homewood is a vibrant neighborhood located in Homewood, Alabama. Known for its family-friendly atmosphere, this charming community is centrally situated along the Lakeshore Parkway and the I-65 corridor. The neighborhood is characterized by its classic suburban homes, spacious parks, and robust local businesses. Its close proximity to the University of Alabama Birmingham is a bonus for those who want to live in a college town atmosphere.

What You Will Love about West Homewood, Homewood, Alabama

  • The neighborhood is perfect for outdoor enthusiasts, with its numerous parks including West Homewood Park and Patriot Park.
  • The community takes pride in its local businesses, resulting in a thriving local economy.
  • It's a family-friendly neighborhood with top-rated schools, making it ideal for families with children.
  • The beautiful suburban homes and pleasant atmosphere contribute to its overall charm and appeal.

What’s Nearby

West Homewood is conveniently close to downtown Birmingham, making it a perfect neighborhood for those working in the city. Additionally, it's near to the University of Alabama Birmingham, offering educational and cultural opportunities. The neighborhood is also a short distance from the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail, an attraction for golf enthusiasts.


West Homewood boasts an active and friendly community lifestyle. Residents enjoy local events hosted by the community such as farmers markets and local sports. The neighborhood also encourages an outdoor lifestyle with its various parks and trails. It's a relaxed but vibrant community, perfect for families and individuals who enjoy a sense of community involvement.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 86 restaurants, 13 grocery stores, and 6 parks within a mile of the West Homewood neighborhood.

    Hometown Supermarket

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    808 Green Springs Hwy

    Mediterranean Food Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    430 Green Springs Hwy


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    428 Green Springs Hwy

    Judson Enterprises

    Business and Professional Services, Wholesaler, Retail, Warehouse or Wholesale Store

    0.7 miles

    25 W Oxmoor Rd

    Edgemont Town Center

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    411 Green Springs Hwy


    Retail, Big Box Store, Discount Store

    0.7 miles

    209 Lakeshore Pkwy

West Homewood Apartments and Rentals

44 Rental properties in West Homewood, Homewood, AL.

  • Hickory Knoll property

    Contact for Price

    Hickory Knoll

    2–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    1070–1350 Sqft

  • The Oaks At Lakeshore property


    The Oaks At Lakeshore

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    702–1415 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • 513 Valley Apartments property


    513 Valley Apartments

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    625–1400 Sqft

    7 Units Available

  • 2700 Homewood property


    2700 Homewood

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    695–858 Sqft

    3 Units Available

  • HighPointe Apartments property


    HighPointe Apartments

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    840–1420 Sqft

    5 Units Available

  • Furnished Studio - Birmingham - Wildwood property


    Furnished Studio - Birmingham - Wildwood

    Studio • 1 Bath

    300 Sqft

Cost of Living

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West Homewood Demographics

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West Homewood Reviews

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  • Busy Streets


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Noise Late At Night


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  • Area Has Litter


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family


    Say 5 of 5 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings


    Say 4 of 5 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores


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West Homewood Transportation

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Somewhat Walkable

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243 W Valley Ave

Source: foursquare.com

West Homewood Schools

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