Baldwin County, AL

Baldwin County, AL

Established before Alabama was even a state, Baldwin County was originally a part of the Mississippi territory. Now, Baldwin County is one of the fastest-growing counties in Alabama and has been since the 1990s. Baldwin County and its local government have been the recipient of a number of awards over the years including:

  • The South Alabama Regional Planning Commission’s (SARPC) Award
  • The Alabama Governments Award in the Digital Government Innovation
  • The Excellence in County Government Urban County Category Award

Situated in southwestern Alabama, Baldwin County is a popular year-round destination for visitors from all across the globe. Because of its location on the Gulf of Mexico, Baldwin County is home to top-tier golfing, some of the United States’ most gorgeous beaches, and an abundance of recreational activities. Visitors can find themselves lounging on sandy beaches, fishing on private piers, and exploring the many attractions like the Battleship Memorial Park, the American Sports Museum, or the Adventure Island Theme Park. 

For those who call Baldwin County home, there are first-class public school systems, fine dining, and an abundance of parks and outdoor areas. Residents can find themselves at home in one of the many neighborhoods in Baldwin County. These neighborhoods fit all lifestyles, ranging from urban areas that are close to shopping and nightlife to quieter country settings with room to grow. 

Daphne, one of the largest cities in Baldwin County offers residents and visitors a cultural experience with Fairhope Avenue. Here you will find lively cafes and authentic cajun cooking. Wander the streets and enjoy independent bookstores, quaint boutiques, and local craft shops. Enjoy the parks, shops, and restaurants all while taking in the sweeping views of Mobile Bay. 

The area surrounding Baldwin County has much to offer as well. Daphne is situated just across the bay from Mobile, meaning the city is in close proximity to even more shopping, recreation, and sightseeing. This gives Daphne that little city charm and feel while still giving residents and visitors access to all of the big-city amenities. Want to do some further exploring? Baldwin County is just a hop skip and a jump from the Florida – Alabama border. Take a day drop to Pensacola to see the sights, or stroll on the sandy gulf beaches.

Baldwin County is a gem of the south with lots to offer. From the food to the people we think you’ll like it here. We sure do!