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Best Places To Live In Helena, AL

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  • Helena, AL
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 17,630
  • We're not as big and flashy as that "other" Helena, but we do have a nice little place here. Living in Helena is a real treat, there's no other way to describe it. We have so many great people here,…[read more]
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score89
  • Vestavia Hills, AL
  • City: 12.3mi / 19.8km 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]
87
  • Highland Lakes, AL
  • City: 15.1mi / 24.2km away
  • Population: 4,860
86
  • Brook Highland, AL
  • City: 15.3mi / 24.6km away
  • Population: 6,604
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  • Hoover, AL
  • City: 7.5mi / 12.0km away
  • Population: 84,100
  • I lived in Hoover, Alabama for five years before I relocated to be closer to my family. I enjoyed everyday that I spent in Hoover. My favorite thing to do in Hoover was go to the parks. There are twelve…[read more]
83
  • Homewood, AL
  • City: 12.5mi / 20.1km 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]
83
  • Mountain Brook, AL
  • City: 16.4mi / 26.3km 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]
82
  • Chelsea, AL
  • City: 14.4mi / 23.2km away
  • Population: 11,706
  • Chelsea, Alabama - a great place to call home! And why not? With beautiful scenery, a fantastic sense of community, awesome schools, a booming economy and terrific weather, of course this is a wonderful…[read more]
79
  • Meadowbrook, AL
  • City: 12.0mi / 19.4km away
  • Population: 8,534
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  • Alabaster, AL
  • City: 5.4mi / 8.7km away
  • Population: 32,269
  • After having lived in Alabaster, AL for a few years now, I can honestly say that I love it here! My favorite aspect of this beautiful city is the gorgeous, sunny weather that I crave. I no longer have to…[read more]
78
  • Indian Springs Village, AL
  • City: 9.0mi / 14.5km away
  • Population: 2,529
75
  • Pelham, AL
  • City: 3.7mi / 6.0km away
  • Population: 22,596
  • There are lots of great things to do in Pelham that the entire family will enjoy. Whether you're into nature-centered activities, want to know more about the history of the area or get a great bite to…[read more]
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  • Woodstock, AL
  • City: 16.5mi / 26.6km away
  • Population: 2,027
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  • Shelby, AL
  • City: 20.8mi / 33.4km away
  • Population: 1,374
72
  • Lake View, AL
  • City: 15.4mi / 24.8km away
  • Population: 2,801
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  • Westover, AL
  • City: 20.5mi / 33.0km away
  • Population: 1,315
71
  • Shoal Creek, AL
  • City: 18.2mi / 29.3km away
  • Population: 1,448
70
  • Irondale, AL
  • City: 19.9mi / 32.1km 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]
69
  • Rock Creek, AL
  • City: 17.8mi / 28.7km away
  • Population: 1,430
69
  • Brantleyville, AL
  • City: 4.6mi / 7.4km away
  • Population: 1,110
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  • Concord, AL
  • City: 15.5mi / 24.9km away
  • Population: 1,837
67
  • Pleasant Grove, AL
  • City: 15.6mi / 25.0km 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: 10.1mi / 16.3km away
  • Population: 2,437
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  • Hueytown, AL
  • City: 13.4mi / 21.6km 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]
64
  • Leeds, AL
  • City: 25.1mi / 40.4km 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]
64
  • Minor, AL
  • City: 17.9mi / 28.8km away
  • Population: 1,140
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  • Sylvan Springs, AL
  • City: 19.1mi / 30.7km away
  • Population: 1,753
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  • Maytown, AL
  • City: 19.6mi / 31.5km away
  • Population: 349
63
  • Brighton, AL
  • City: 11.4mi / 18.3km away
  • Population: 2,868
63
  • West Blocton, AL
  • City: 18.5mi / 29.8km away
  • Population: 1,334
63
  • Bessemer, AL
  • City: 9.3mi / 14.9km 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]
62
  • Wilton, AL
  • City: 14.1mi / 22.7km away
  • Population: 540
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  • Columbiana, AL
  • City: 16.3mi / 26.2km away
  • Population: 4,265
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  • Birmingham, AL
  • City: 17.3mi / 27.8km 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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  • Edgewater, AL
  • City: 17.5mi / 28.1km away
  • Population: 899
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  • Fairfield, AL
  • City: 13.3mi / 21.4km 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]
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  • North Johns, AL
  • City: 14.3mi / 22.9km away
  • Population: 252
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  • Midfield, AL
  • City: 12.0mi / 19.4km away
  • Population: 5,260
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  • Montevallo, AL
  • City: 12.8mi / 20.6km away
  • Population: 6,633
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  • Mulga, AL
  • City: 19.3mi / 31.1km away
  • Population: 967
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  • McDonald Chapel, AL
  • City: 16.5mi / 26.6km away
  • Population: 519
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  • Calera, AL
  • City: 13.5mi / 21.8km away
  • Population: 12,839
  • I live in Calera, Alabama and I am not impressed. Living in Calera, Alabama means that I am living in one of the fastest growing cities in Alabama. Unfortunately, the local school system is currently…[read more]

Listed above are the best places to live in Helena, 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 - Helena, AL, followed by the best places to live near Helena, AL, sorted by Livability Score.

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