About Rocky Ridge

Rocky Ridge

Take a leisurely drive down a tree-lined street off of one of the Birmingham area’s busiest highways, and you will discover an area that simply defines the word community. But Rocky Ridge is more than a community. It’s a shopping district, a village of neighborhoods, and a delightful quality of life.

In this area of Vestavia Hills, Alabama, you’re likely to run into someone you know at the grocery store. Your doctor, dentist, and drug store can be just down the block or around the corner. A variety of shops and services are only a few minutes away. Need a wheelbarrow or a tool? No problem. There’s a locally owned hardware store. This is life the way people used to live it.

Rocky Ridge is off the beaten path, yet within 10 minutes of major highways—US 280, US 31, and Interstates 65 and 459. Upscale neighborhoods feature homes that start in the $300s and go on up. The average household income is more than $150,000. Rocky Ridge features 65 businesses, as well as a luxury apartment complex, The award-winning McCallum Park is nearby, featuring Little Shades Creek and plenty of walking trails. Sidewalks abound throughout Rocky Ridge.

The natural beauty of the Rocky Ridge community comes from its location in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. Long ago, the Bearden Dairy Farm occupied some of the land. In the mid-sixties, Robert Morgan bought the property and developed it into the village known as Rocky Ridge.

City of Vestavia HillsThis is where Southern charm and convenient living intersect. The people who call Rocky Ridge home—and the extended community—enjoy shopping at its mom-and-pop businesses. They meet at the home-grown restaurants. Visitors and residents alike soon feel like old friends. Come see for yourself. You’ll be delighted, and you’ll want to come back.