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The Powderly neighborhood exists within the 35211 zip code of Jefferson County. Well-established brick homes have many outstanding features of yesterday. Brick columns and brick front stairs form ancient hospitable foyers. Ranch-style homes have covered porches that span the length of the house. Wrought iron railings are common to some dwellings. These characteristics border on historical and the history buff will find much to admire.
The fringes of the Powderly community offer the Powderly Branch Library and Wiggins Recreation Center. Wiggins is a leisure center that offers year-round activities like basketball, table games and fitness areas.
The Birmingham City School District includes Powderly Elementary, Arrington Middle and Wenonah High School for public education. Working parents appreciate the preschools and kindergartens that surround the vicinity.
The district of Powderly expands over a large land tract that is close to many surrounding parks. Central, Greenacres, Lowry and Harrison Parks all flank this area. Walkers and pet owners enjoy the many sidewalks, benches and opportunities for family leisure activities.
Shoppers flock to Midfield Park, Weibel Square and Bellview Plaza West Shopping Centers. In this same region, major thoroughfares intersect for the traveler to reach an interstate or the job seeker to reach an industrial or business park.
One of the most unique features of the Powderly district is the Vulcan region. Bikers cruise the breeze on Vulcan Trail while walkers enjoy the picturesque views. Vulcan is a park and museum. One outstanding monument in Vulcan is the world’s largest cast iron sculpture and art piece. Designed by Italian artist Giuseppe Moretti in the early 1900s, the artwork continues to be a focal point for Vulcan Park and Museum.