Anniston Army Depot, AL - Nearby Cities

    Oxford, AL
    Oxford is located at the southern edge of the Blue Ridge mountain foothills. The city also borders the Talladega National Forest with Oxford Lake and Snows Creek nearby. Numerous outdoor recreational activities are available for family members of all ages. Oxford is home to the only shopping mall between Atlanta and Birmingham, known as the Quintard Mall. Oxford is just13 miles from the Anniston Army Depot making it a convenient community for those who want to live close to where they work.

    Homes for sale in the area have a median listing price of $89,000. Rentals are available in the surrounding neighborhoods with 2 bedroom, 1 bath units running about $522 a month. A 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath unit runs about $666 a month. Hotels also offer temporary lodging which include the Comfort Inn which offers free breakfasts, free weekday newspapers, and an outdoor swimming pool.

    Oxford's major attractions include the Desoto Caverns which offer candlelight tours, Explorer Overnight adventures, and an evening Sound and Light Show. Also nearby is the International Motor Sports Hall of Fame which offers numerous racing memorabilia and has an adjoining research library which offers the most extensive information on motorsports in the world.

    Talladega, AL
    Talladega is home to the Talladega Superspeedway and all things Nascar-related including the International Motorsports Hall of Fame. The gospel group, "The Blind Boys of Alabama" originally formed in Talladega when they met at the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind.

    Located just 20 miles from Anniston Army Depot, Talladega's housing prices have a median listing price of $129,000. Rental units run $529 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit while a 3 bedroom, 2 bath unit can run as much as $800 a month. Nearby hotels are available for those seeking temporary lodging including the Budget Inn and the Holiday Inn Express with room rates starting at $50 per night.

    Talladega offers golfers many great courses in the vicinity, and for those seeking some wilderness adventure, the Talladega National Forest offers acres of hiking trails and numerous recreational activities. Cheaha Wilderness Area offers campers, hikers, and fishing enthusiasts many different options for enjoying the great outdoors.

    Munford, AL
    Munford is a small town in Talladega County, Alabama with a population of 2,446 people as of the 2000 census. Located just 13 miles from Anniston Army Depot, Munford offers the peacefulness of small-town living with a short commute to work.

    Military personnel looking for homes to buy in the area will find prices ranging up to $800,000 depending on the features you are looking for. Munford offers some large homes with 8 bedrooms and 6.5 baths, but most moderate homes will range in the $150,000 range. Temporary lodging is available in nearby hotels with such amenities as free internet access, free breakfast, and on-site swimming pools. Accommodations include the Comfort Inn and Days Inn which average about $84 a night. Rental properties for longer stays are also numerous with a 1 bedroom, 1 bath unit priced at $402 a month. 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath units run about $522.

    Local attractions include the Karl C. Museum of George Washington which offers private collections of both George and Martha Washington memorabilia. Martha's prayer book is included in the artifacts as well as early sketches of Mount Vernon. The museum is open Monday through Friday, and admission is free.

    Alexandria, AL
    Alexandria is a rapidly growing community that sits on US 431 and offers numerous shops and restaurants to those passing through. With a small population and a close proximity to Anniston Army Depot (about 14 miles), the town is a serene location to raise a family. The town offers one elementary school and one high school which allows students more personal attention from teachers than is found in most educational systems.

    Home prices in the area range from $79,000 to $142,000 with rental properties offering 4 bedroom, 2 bath units for $795 a month. 2 bedroom, 1 bath unit will rent for $425 a month in most areas. Hotels offer travelers temporary lodging with such accommodations as the Hilton Garden Inn and Best Western hotels. Rooms range from $65 to $89 a month.

    One of the major attractions in the Alexandria area is the Anniston Museum of Natural History which offers rich educational exhibits including 2,000 year old mummies and an extensive dinosaur diorama featuring Pteranodon and many other giant specimens. Fort pre-historic sharks to specimens from the rock collection of the Smithsonian, the museum is enthralling for people of all ages.

    Weaver, AL
    Weaver is a sports-oriented community in southern Alabama with a population of 2,614 people. Its small town feel is reflected not only in its shops, post office, and churches located close to each other, but by the friendliness of its people. Located just 15 miles from Anniston Army Depot, the community is a popular location for military personnel and their families to reside.

    Homes for sale in the Weaver area have a listing range of $189,000 and $215,000 for a 4 bedroom, 3 bath residence. Rentals can be found for a monthly rate of $390 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath and $480 for a 4 bedroom, 4 bath unit. Nearby hotels include The University Inn and the Royal Inn which offer temporary lodging options.

    Some of the major attractions in the area include rustic covered bridges with old southern charm, the World's Largest Office Chair, and the Skull Brothers Haunted Forest. Entertainment venues are plentiful for family members of all ages.

    Jacksonville, AL
    Jacksonville is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. The town was named after President Andrew Jackson in 1834. With the town located just 35 minutes from the Anniston Army Depot, the town offers a picturesque setting for those looking for more permanent housing options.

    Home prices in the area have a median listing price of $74,000. Rentals run in the $485 range for a 3 bedroom , 2 bath unit. Nearby hotels are varied and offer temporary lodging for those families of active-duty personnel who come to visit. Such hotels include the Hampton Inn, the University Inn and the Victoria Country Inn.

    Jacksonville's downtown area offers many places to meet and enjoy live music and entertainment in a number of popular bars. The neighborhood also has many different types of dining establishments guaranteed to please any palate. From Chinese to Thai to American, the town has many opportunities to enjoy an evening out.