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Best Places To Live In Gardendale, AL

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  • Gardendale, AL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 13,750
  • One of the best experiences I have had while living in Gardendale was the amazing amount of opportunities and friends made in just these past couple years. It wasn't hard to find work shortly after…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Vestavia Hills, AL
  • City: 15.8mi / 25.4km away
  • Population: 34,243
  • Alabama is my most favorite home ever. I grew up in the state and have many memories from it. I lived in several cities in different areas in the State and Vestavia Hills is one of the prettiest. I…[read more]
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  • Highland Lakes, AL
  • City: 21.3mi / 34.2km away
  • Population: 4,860
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  • Brook Highland, AL
  • City: 17.7mi / 28.4km away
  • Population: 6,604
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  • Homewood, AL
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.2km away
  • Population: 25,652
  • Homewood has a wealth of attractions that show off the southern charm of the city, as well as the modern innovations of the area. Whether you're organizing a trip with friends or want to come up with…[read more]
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  • Mountain Brook, AL
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.7km away
  • Population: 20,532
  • Many of the attractions and businesses are just outside of the Mountain Brook area, but I enjoy living in the town and have been here for almost three years. It offers a quiet setting instead of the busy…[read more]
79
  • Meadowbrook, AL
  • City: 20.6mi / 33.2km away
  • Population: 8,534
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  • Trussville, AL
  • City: 12.2mi / 19.6km away
  • Population: 20,872
  • If you're looking for entertaining activities in Trussville for your family vacation, you're in luck. There are attractions in the city that everyone in the family can take part in. Spare Time…[read more]
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  • Grayson Valley, AL
  • City: 9.9mi / 15.9km away
  • Population: 4,872
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  • Warrior, AL
  • City: 9.6mi / 15.4km away
  • Population: 3,198
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  • Springville, AL
  • City: 20.6mi / 33.1km away
  • Population: 4,199
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  • Hayden, AL
  • City: 15.5mi / 25.0km away
  • Population: 1,222
  • We moved to Hayden over 15 yrs ago to get out of Trussville. We love living in Hayden and do not want to lose the small town feel of our area. We do not want to see a four lane highway on Highway 160,…[read more]
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  • Shoal Creek, AL
  • City: 20.5mi / 33.0km away
  • Population: 1,448
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  • Kimberly, AL
  • City: 6.9mi / 11.1km away
  • Population: 2,840
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  • Irondale, AL
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 12,388
  • I cannot recommend living in Irondale, AL enough to anyone looking to raise a family in a city with a small-town feel. Our community is wonderful out here. Everyone comes together frequently on the…[read more]
70
  • Dora, AL
  • City: 16.2mi / 26.0km away
  • Population: 2,362
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  • Smoke Rise, AL
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.6km away
  • Population: 2,556
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  • Rock Creek, AL
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.5km away
  • Population: 1,430
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  • Clay, AL
  • City: 11.7mi / 18.8km away
  • Population: 9,659
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  • Fultondale, AL
  • City: 4.1mi / 6.6km away
  • Population: 8,854
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  • Sumiton, AL
  • City: 14.5mi / 23.4km away
  • Population: 2,735
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  • Graysville, AL
  • City: 10.1mi / 16.2km away
  • Population: 1,911
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  • Concord, AL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.0km away
  • Population: 1,837
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  • Pleasant Grove, AL
  • City: 15.9mi / 25.6km away
  • Population: 10,284
  • Living in Pleasant Grove, AL puts you under an hour from Tuscaloosa and just a little over an hour from Talladega. The area is surrounded with other nice, rustic, and forested towns. There's a great…[read more]
67
  • Lipscomb, AL
  • City: 18.6mi / 29.9km away
  • Population: 2,437
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  • Dunnavant, AL
  • City: 19.9mi / 31.9km away
  • Population: 1,063
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  • Mount Olive, AL
  • City: 3.6mi / 5.8km away
  • Population: 4,237
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  • Hueytown, AL
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.4km away
  • Population: 15,797
  • I've been living in Hueytown Alabama for 8 years and enjoyed the small town feel and the convenience to neighboring Birmingham where there's lots of Metropolitan nightlife, restaurants in various other…[read more]
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  • Argo, AL
  • City: 17.6mi / 28.4km away
  • Population: 4,145
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  • Oneonta, AL
  • City: 26.2mi / 42.2km away
  • Population: 6,645
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  • Leeds, AL
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.3km away
  • Population: 11,701
  • I lived in Leeds, Alabama for six years until I just couldn't take it anymore. Before I moved there, someone told me it was one of the best areas in Alabama to live in. What a lie! If anything, it was…[read more]
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  • Minor, AL
  • City: 12.1mi / 19.5km away
  • Population: 1,140
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  • Sylvan Springs, AL
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.3km away
  • Population: 1,753
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  • Maytown, AL
  • City: 14.0mi / 22.6km away
  • Population: 349
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  • Brighton, AL
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.2km away
  • Population: 2,868
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  • Locust Fork, AL
  • City: 19.5mi / 31.3km away
  • Population: 1,404
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  • Bessemer, AL
  • City: 20.7mi / 33.4km away
  • Population: 26,856
  • I find there are some good and bad points about living in Bessemer, Alabama. For a small town, Bessemer is really an industrial suburb of Birmingham. It was part of the old Alabama steel industry and has…[read more]
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  • Pinson, AL
  • City: 8.3mi / 13.3km away
  • Population: 7,451
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  • Morris, AL
  • City: 4.9mi / 7.8km away
  • Population: 1,775
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  • West Jefferson, AL
  • City: 15.0mi / 24.1km away
  • Population: 462
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  • Birmingham, AL
  • City: 10.3mi / 16.6km away
  • Population: 212,424
  • I've lived in Alabama all my life outside of a couple of years in Illinois. Birmingham is a very depressing city. The crime rate is high, the job market is only so-so and there isn't much to do outside…[read more]
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  • Vandiver, AL
  • City: 22.1mi / 35.5km away
  • Population: 954
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  • Moody, AL
  • City: 18.9mi / 30.4km away
  • Population: 12,464
  • I've been living in Moody Alabama for the last 6 years and have enjoyed the small-town atmosphere and the friendly neighbors that have provided me and my family with a great community and long-term…[read more]
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  • Mount Olive CDP (Coosa County), AL
  • City: 3.6mi / 5.8km away
  • Population: 275
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  • County Line, AL
  • City: 11.2mi / 18.1km away
  • Population: 316
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  • Forestdale, AL
  • City: 8.8mi / 14.1km away
  • Population: 9,679
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  • Cardiff, AL
  • City: 7.2mi / 11.6km away
  • Population: 58
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  • Brookside, AL
  • City: 5.7mi / 9.1km away
  • Population: 1,202
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  • Colony, AL
  • City: 19.0mi / 30.6km away
  • Population: 339
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  • Edgewater, AL
  • City: 13.0mi / 21.0km away
  • Population: 899
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  • Fairfield, AL
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.6km away
  • Population: 10,937
  • If you and your family are moving to Fairfield in the near future, here are some attractions you should check out to make living in the city more enjoyable. The Vulcan Park and Museum is nearby, which…[read more]

Listed above are the best places to live in Gardendale, AL for 2021. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Gardendale, AL, followed by the best places to live near Gardendale, AL, sorted by Livability Score.

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