Alabaster is a city and southern suburb of Birmingham in Shelby County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 30,352. According to the 2011 U.S. Census estimates, the city had a population of 30,799. Alabaster is still a growing population. Alabaster was ranked number 85 on Money Magazine's 100 Best Places To Live in 2009. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Demographics
Alabaster is a sprawling Suburban city located in the Heart of Alabama. Situated just 17 Miles south of Downtown Birmingham, Alabaster is a convenient place to do business and a wonderful place to raise a family. We are committed to a safe, healthy, and wholesome environment for family living. Alabaster has experienced remarkable growth over the last ten years with a growth rate of well over 60 percent. Those rates figure to continue to make Alabaster one of the states largest cities and, also, one of its fastest growing.
The City of Alabaster is very excited in welcoming The Colonial Promenade Shopping Center. The Colonial Promenade offers many specialty stores as well as a Walmart Super Center and Belks Department Store. You will also find a variety of restaurants and financial institutions. The shopping center is located on Highway 31 at Interstate 65 (Exit 238 off of Interstate 65). Plan a "date night" or take the kids to see a movie at The Amstar Movie Theater also located in the Colonial Promenade.
The City of Alabaster hosts one of the largest annual public gatherings in Shelby County. CityFest, which was started to celebrate Alabaster’s 50th birthday in 2003, has grown into one of the most popular celebrations in our area. With thousands of visitors attending the celebration, CityFest features live music, a large children’s area with games, rides and other fun activities. Many vendors also set up during the celebration to sell merchandise and food items. This annual event is sponsored by several corporate donors in the community.
First Class Services
The City of Alabaster is fortunate to have Shelby County’s largest medical facility located in the heart of downtown. The Shelby Baptist Medical Center, which has 24 hour medical service, has grown along with the community over the years. In addition to the many other services the hospital provides, it recently marked a milestone with the opening of a new cancer treatment center and the performance of open heart surgeries. The hospital has become a medical hub for the tri-county area with an increasing number of patients from Shelby, Chilton and Bibb Counties.
For more on the Shelby Baptist Medical Center please visit the links below:
Shelby Baptist Medical Center
Shelby County Chamber of Commerce http://shelbychamber.org