Brown Springs is a unique neighborhood in the East Lake community of Birmingham. It is located in Jefferson and Shelby County with coordinates of latitude 33°33’1″N and longitude 86°43’12″W. It was previously an agricultural region with fields and orchards surrounding the natural spring on its outskirts.

 

It offers residents an urban-suburban mix feel. It’s home to 3,479 people and most live in rentals. Brown Spring’s has the perfect balance between city life with all its hustle-bustle yet still being able to take advantage of quiet neighborhoods when you need some peace or just want time alone.

 

The area around the spring was developed for people to gather, there were picnic tables and even saloons with billiard tables. The circular wall around the spring was cleaned twice a year.

 

Nearby Schools:

 

  • Barrett Elementary School

Pk-5. Located at 7601 Division Ave, Birmingham, AL 35206-4212. Has 449 students and 23 classroom teachers with a ratio of 19.5 for the 2018-2019 school year. 

 

  • We Putnam Middle School-Magnet

6-8. Located at 1757 Montclair RD, Irondale, AL 35210-2617. Has 321 students and 17 classroom teachers with a ratio of 18.9 for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

  • Woodlawn High School-Magnet

9-12. Located at 5620 First Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35212. The school enrolls 747 pupils and has 41 classroom teachers for an 18.2 student-teacher ratio in 2018-19.

 

Restaurants and Stores Nearby:

 

  • Alpha Stores Fixture Inc

Located at 6808 Oporto Madrid Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35206, United States. Alpha Store Fixtures is a supplier of display cases, fixtures, and other related products. They have been in business since 1977 with the goal to provide customers high-quality service at competitive prices.

 

  • Public Storage

Located at 6917 Oporto Madrid Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35206, United States. The largest owner and operator of self-storage facilities in this country, with thousands upon locations across the United States. 

 

  • Oporto Animal Clinic

Located at 6912 Oporto Madrid Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35206, United States. The Oporto Animal Clinic offers a range of veterinary services, including vaccinations to routine care. They also offer major medical emergencies like surgeries and dental procedures that can be lifesaving in cases where your pet needs it most.

 

  • Child Nurturing and Development Center, Inc.

Located at 7525 Oporto Madrid Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35206, United States. Daycare center with caring customer service at a competitive price.

 

  • AA Automotive

Located at 6616 Oporto Madrid Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35206, United States. Great mechanics are available at a good price.

 

Churches available:

 

Mt Vernon Baptist Church, located at 7600 Naples Ave, Birmingham, AL 35206, United States.

 

St. Paul A.M.E. Church Eastlake, located at 7340 Naples Ave, Birmingham, AL 35206, United States

 

Believers Of The Word, located at 7341 Naples Ave, Birmingham, AL 35206, United States.

 

St. James Baptist Church Eastlake, located at 7309 Oporto Ave, Birmingham, AL 35206, United States

 

Faith Mission Holiness Church, located at 1015 73rd St S, Birmingham, AL 35206, United States

 

Brown Springs is almost 12 miles from Homewood, Al.