Living in Birmingham

Birmingham is one of those cities that offers the rare combination of historic drama balanced by an optimistic, forward-looking philosophy. The city was the site of some of the most harrowing events during the Civil Rights Movement. Places like the Civil Rights District and the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church still stand as reminders of that unquestionably turbulent time in not only Birmingham's history, but the history of the entire country.

Birmingham Skyline

As time went on, the city began to embrace various cultures and that spirit of acceptance is what has allowed it to press forward to become the modern city that it is today. Its many noteworthy museums, theaters and restaurants attract scores of locals and visitors alike. Nature lovers enjoy the many trails, lakes and parks while followers of the arts tend to gravitate toward the city's impressive arts and entertainment scene and rarely come away disappointed. It is obvious that Birmingham has learned from its past to move forward to become a city that is proud of its progress as well as its homespun southern charm.

 

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Birmingham Government

The City of Birmingham

The City of Birmingham

Phone: 311 Call Center
Web: www.informationbirmingham.co

Birmingham Police Department

Birmingham Police Department

Phone: (205) 254-1700
Web: www.informationbirmingham.com

Birmingham Fire Department

Birmingham Fire Department

Phone: (205) 254-2995
Web: www.birminghamal.gov

Birmingham Business Alliance

Birmingham Business Alliance

Phone: (205) 324-2100
Web: Click Here

Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau

Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau

Phone: (205) 458-8000
Web: www.birminghamal.org

 

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Birmingham Transportation

Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority

Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority

Phone: (205) 521-0101
Web: www.bjcta.org

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

Phone: (205) 595-0533
Web: www.flybirmingham.com