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The Brown Springs neighborhood is part of Birmingham, Alabama, situated on the northeast side of the city. It is just over 10 minutes from the heart of the downtown area, near the Ruffner Mountain Nature Center and Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport. The zip code for this Jefferson County community is 35206.
This rather popular community is roughly bounded by London Avenue/Kimberly Avenue on the west, 77th Street South on the north, Paris Avenue on the east, and 66th Street South on the south. It is traversed from north to south by Madrid Avenue. Most of this community is devoted to single-family homes on rather spacious lots, but a few churches and commercial offerings also exist within neighborhood bounds. The south side of the community is quite heavily wooded, hosting a small portion of the nearby nature preserve. Neighboring communities include Eastlake, South Eastlake, Ruffner, and Gate City.
Residents of Brown Springs enjoy easy access to many city conveniences, including the nearby airport. There are several medical centers in the area, and a large selection of shopping centers is located just over a mile to the south. Among these are Century Plaza, Eastwood Shopping Center, and Village East Shopping Center. This area provides many big-name retailers and popular eateries, as well as necessities like a pharmacy and grocery store. Nearby Interstate 20 also hosts its fair share of shopping, dining, entertainment, and lodging options.
For outdoor recreation, the adjacent Ruffner nature preserve is an obvious choice, but there are many parks in the area as well, including Wahouma Park, Lynn Park, and East Lake Park. The Roebuck Municipal Golf Course, a popular public course, is also just a short drive from Brown Springs.