West Brownville Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Houses on generous, heavily wooded lots give suburban West Brownville a rural feel. Apartments are near the neighborhood, with public schools in two miles walking distance. Residents have the convenience of shopping at the nearby Weibel Square Shopping Center
Motorists who prefer to drive their personal vehicles have highway access into Birmingham and its surrounding areas. The neighborhood is served by the Metro Express Line of Jefferson County. The Birmingham International Airport is minutes from West Brownville.
The Alabama Adventure, formerly known as Visionland Amusement Park, is a theme park and a water park near west Brownville. The family friendly park has over 25 rides for those who enjoy the speed and the thrill of roller coasters or a less stressful day surrounded by water. The Rampage, a 1998 roller coaster built on a wood track, is said to be the tallest and fastest wooden roller coaster in Alabama. Splash Beach Water Park has seven acres of water fun. Visitors are entertained by tube slides, body slides, wave pool, and a slow-flowing, man-made river.
Compared to the golf courses in the Birmingham area, the Don A. Hawkins-Roebuck Municipal Golf Course is a bargain in this economy. The 18-hole, 6,509-yard golf course offers a challenge for most golfers and is located minutes from the city.
Birmingham played a prominent role in the Civil Rights Movement. The Birmingham Civil Rights District has six blocks with key buildings and landmarks representing this historic period.
The 1963 bombing of the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church killed four little girls and sparked a protest against racial violence from all over the world. Tours of the church are by appointment, but the church continues its historical role serving residents and visitors with cultural, educational, and activities.