Old Cahaba is a community of over a thousand homes in Helena, Alabama a city established in 1877. This city was founded when the coal and iron industries began attracting new development to the area. Alongside the towns Alabaster and Pelham, Helena is in a zone known as North Shelby, or North Shelby County.
Many herald this area as one of the safest and best places to live, work, and play. Traditional brick homes in a town offering parks, the Helena Sports Complex, the Helena Amphitheater, the Jane B. Holmes Public Library, and more. The housing association in this community offers two swimming pools, a private tennis court, two playgrounds, a pavilion for use during swim season, a clubhouse, and two professionally maintained lakes.
Students in this community are served by Shelby County Schools and have the convenience of attending Helena Elementary School, Helena Intermediate School, Helena Middle School, and Helena High School.
Helena’s Parks and Recreation Department offer three parks and an impressive sports complex. Cahaba Lily Park offers picnic areas and playgrounds. Joe Tucker Park offers tennis, baseball, a walking trail with lake views, playgrounds, and picnic areas. Penhale Park has three baseball/softball fields. The Helena Sports Complex and community center offers several ball fields, a gym, and also offers meeting rooms, a walking track, and cafeteria. There’s no shortage of activity for people living in Helena.
Helena is also home to the Helena Amphitheater featuring concerts, festivals, movies, and a natural park. The annual Buck Creek Festival has been taking place for over a decade and offers food, music, and fun! Helena Amphitheater also hosts Helena Market Days which occur every Saturday from the first weekend in June through the last weekend in August. The market is located in Old Town Helena on the bank of Buck Creek just below the waterfall. Helena Market Days was named in Shelby Living magazine’s “Best of the Best” farmers market for 2012! Relax at the Coal Yard Bar & Grill. The Coal Yard in Helena is a restaurant, bar, and live music venue located in Old Town Helena.
Aside from playgrounds, sports, concerts, festivals, and movies, Helena also offers the Helena Museum and a public library. Another appealing attraction is the restoration and revitalization of Old Town Helena, home to delightful shops and delicious foods.
The population of Helena is under 18,000 with an average income of over $80,000 per year. Houses in the area are, on average, well over $200,000.
Enjoy stunning views, parks, festivals, and family fun. Helena is proud of its rich history and the thriving close-knit community of Old Cahaba. Whether you’re looking for recreation, education, or work this community in Helena, Alabama could be the perfect place for your family to call home. Become a part of the rich history that is Helena, one of the most thriving suburban communities in the Birmingham area.
Interested in buying or selling a home in Helena? Give Lucas Burger a call at 205-230-3350.
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