Lorna Place is in the Hoover School District with easy access to
all major highway. Find Galleria Mall minutes away! The property
offers swimming pool, play ground, and onsite laundry. All
Community located in the Hoover area of Birmingham, AL. Offering
One and Two Bedroom Apartments and Townhomes. Property offers
spacious living in a great school district. Convenient to area
dining and shopping and I-459 & I-65.
Hoover-An Exciting Southern City to call Home
As the largest suburb of Birmingham, Hoover, AL, is a bustling city
full of cultural attractions, beautiful outdoor scenery and
opportunities for employment. According to the 2010 census, Hoover
had a population of around 81,619. Residents here also have a
higher-than-average annual income when compared to the rest of the
state. In 2009, Hoover’s median household income was $74,301 as
compared to $40,489 for the rest of the state. Its location near
Interstate 65 and U.S. Highway 31 make it easily accessible to
other cities such as Montgomery, Mobile and Huntsville.
A number of companies call Hoover their home, including the
headquarters of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama. The company
is the largest employer here, followed by the Hoover Board of
Education, Regions Bank and AT&T. Riverchase Galleria is a
prime shopping mall that has dozens of retail outlets along with
hotel and office space. Hoover is also home to a minor league
baseball team, the Birmingham Barons. Several big-box retailers
also call Hoover home, including Costco, Sam’s Club and Walmart.
Hoover is home to Moss Rock Preserve and Waterfalls, a 250-acre
area that contains lots of native plants and wildlife along with
scenic waterfalls. The Aldridge Botanical Gardens are located on a
historical estate and contain an extensive hydrangea collection
along with walking trails. The Hoover Metropolitan Stadium is where
the Birmingham Barons play all their home games, and it also hosts
the SEC Baseball Tournament each year.
Government and Schools
Hoover has its own distinct government, with an elected mayor and
city council that all serve four-year terms. It also has its own
fire and police departments along with a municipal court. The
Hoover area Chamber of Commerce is operated by a board of trustees
who work hard to draw new businesses into the Hoover area. The
Hoover City School System is responsible for public education here.
In all, there are 10 elementary schools, two high schools and three
junior-high schools. There are over 11,400 students in this school
system, which has consistently received high marks for the
students' academic achievements. There are also several private
schools that provide quality education, including Hoover Christian
School, Shades Mountain Christian School and Valleydale Academy.
Hoover, Alabama is a thriving city that has nonetheless retained
its southern hospitality and charm. Those who want to enjoy the
best of what urban living has to offer may want to consider renting
apartments in Hoover, AL, 35216.