Brownsville Heights

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Brownsville Heights
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Birmingham neighborhoods
District(s) 4
Community Airport Hills
Population 330
Area N/A
President Harry Giddens
Meeting site Brownsville Heights Community Center, (map)
Meeting day 1st Tuesday
Neighborhood map Brownsville Heights

Brownsville Heights is a neighborhood in Birmingham's Airport Hills community, north of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport and south of Tarrant-Huffman Road (Bethel Avenue).

It abuts the Brummitt Heights and Penfield Park neighborhoods across Bethel Avenue to the north; the Zion City neighborhood to the east; and Airport Highlands across 90th Place North to the south.

The neighborhood is represented in Birmingham City Council District 4. Harry Giddens is president of the Brownsville Heights Neighborhood Association. John Burks is vice president and Arnetta Pruitt-Moore is secretary.

Students in the neighborhood attend Robinson Elementary School, Ossie Ware Middle School, and Huffman High School. The Brownsville Heights Community Center was constructed in 2013 on the site of a former A. G. Gaston Nursing Home at 9225 Airport Road. The neighborhood association meets there on the 1st Tuesday of each month.

Neighborhood presidents


  • 2010: 365 (91.5% Black)
  • 2020: 330 (84.5% Black)


  • Ruisi, Anne (January 18, 2012) "Brownsville Heights anticipates new community center in 2012." The Birmingham News