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city of Calera

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Welcome to the city of Calera

Known as the “Heart of the Heart of Dixie,” the City of Calera is located in Shelby County in central Alabama with close proximity to Birmingham and Montgomery. The city is the center of one of the country’s largest chemical lime-producing areas, and its economy includes a wide variety service and manufacturing industries. With some of the best-ranking city services in state, Calera was recently named one of the “Top 100 Places to Live in America” by CNN Money Magazine.

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  • 7901 Highway 31
    Calera, AL 35040
  • (205) 668-3500