Introduction to Moody, Alabama
Moody, Alabama, in St Clair county, is 18 miles E of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center) and 121 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia. The town is in the Birmingham area. There are 8,053 residents in Moody.
Moody was named in honor of Epps Moody, a pioneer who moved his family to the area from North Carolina in the 1820's. It was incorporated in March 1962. A. E. Moore was the first Mayor of Moody. A store, a blacksmith shop, and a gristmill were some of the businesses in operation by the mid 1800's. Moody is connected with Interstate 20 and lies in a strategic location near the Birmingham Metro area.
Moody and nearby Attractions
- The Church of the Valley
- Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
- Southern Museum of Flight
- Oak Mountain State Park
- Birmingham Museum of Art
- Cedar Springs Park
Things To Do In Moody
While in Moody you can visit Oak Mountain State Park and Cedar Springs Park. Oak Mountain State Park spreads over a area of 9,940 acres of land and offers excellent facilities for camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, golfing, and much more. Morgan Creek Vineyards is also worth visiting. The town's amusement and theme parks, such as Supershow Promotions and Skate Express, offer a range of entertainment facilities.
The nearest airport to the city is Birmingham International Airport.
Moody Higher Education
The city is served by Jefferson State Community College, Samford University, and University of Alabama at Birmingham.