Welcome to Baldwin County
The Eastern Shore’s rich heritage is seen in its distinct communities, inviting residents and visitors alike to explore the Shore. Given the rich heritage of the Eastern Shore, it’s not surprising that a rich cultural life thrives in our cities and communities. The Eastern Shore is well known as a magnet for sculptors, musicians, painters, writers and other artists, and there is abundant opportunity to enjoy theatre, festivals, exhibits, classes, musical performances and more. Located just minutes from Mobile, AL, the Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay encompasses seven communities and municipalities: Daphne, Blakeley, Malbis, Montrose, Point Clear, Spanish Fort and Fairhope. All of these destinations are only minutes apart on the Eastern Shore, and each community has its own charm and wonderful amenities.
From city sophistication to country charm, the Eastern Shore has it all. Come discover a sportsman’s paradise of year-round golfing, boating and fishing; warm breezes as you stroll along breathtaking Mobile Bay under a golden sunset, an artists’ haven for both beginners and advanced, festive cultural celebrations, Southern charm, friendly neighbors and magnolias, architectural delights, and fresh Gulf seafood to tempt every palette. The Eastern Shore of Mobile Bay has all of these things and more.
Baldwin County Quick Facts
- Population of 182,265
- Today, out of Alabama’s 67 counties, Baldwin County remains one of the top three fastest growing.
- 32 miles of gulf beaches
- 26 miles of bay waterfront
- Excellent school system
- Stanford Achievement Test scores (measure of academic performance) have been above the national average for the past six years.
- ACT scores have exceeded state and national for the past ten years.
- Low crime rate.
- Great Health Care options