Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Warrior, Alabama

For many people, spending time in a small town is just the thing you need when you are going through a major change in life, such as when you have committed to entering into a drug abuse rehabilitation program. This is why so many individuals select a location like Warrior, Alabama, a rural community of about 3,200 residents when they set to turn their lives around.

The more relaxed pace of small town living in Warrior provides a measure of comfort both to people improving their lives through rehab and the friends and family members who come out to visit them.

Airport Information

Individuals coming in for rehab services or to visit someone going through a rehab program have a number of options to travel by air. The nearest major airport serving Warrior is the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, located in Birmingham, about 28 miles from downtown Warrior.

The closest major domestic airport is the Huntsville International Airport in Huntsville, which is about 74 miles from the center of Warrior. People requiring the nearest local airport can use the Bessemer Airport, located about 44 miles away in the city of Bessemer.


When you’re preparing to spend time in a new city, the quality of the weather is always going to be on your mind. In Warrior, the average temperature ranges from the 40s December through January and approach the 50s in spring and fall.

During the summer, you can expect to see temperatures ranging from 70 to 80 degrees. The average rainfall in Warrior is about 5 to 6 inches in the spring, 3 to 4 inches during the summer and about 4 to 5 inches during fall and winter.

Lodging in Warrior

Whether you are a friend or relative coming to visit someone in rehab in Warrior or you are weighing your options after finishing your stay at a rehab facility, you should know that there is a variety of nearby lodging options. For example, you can find rooms at the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Gardendale or at the Best Western Plus Gardendale, each located about 11.7 miles from Warrior.

Plenty of accommodations are to be had in neighboring Fultondale (about 14 miles from Warrior), including the La Quinta Inn & Suites Fultondale, the Hampton Inn Fultondale and the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Fultondale.

Employment Opportunities

Once you have finished your rehab, you may be interested in finding local work. The majority of the employment opportunities in Warrior will involve manufacturing, which accounts for about 20 percent of local industry. Service industry jobs excluding work in the public administration sector account for about 11 percent of jobs, with a similar percentage of construction and retail positions. Social assistance and health care jobs account for approximately 9 percent of Warrior’s work opportunities.

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