Fairhope, AL


Originally founded on the former site of Alabama City, Fairhope, Alabama is the principal city in Baldwin county, on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay.


Over the years, it has evolved from a haven for artists, writers, and intellectuals, to an upscale suburb of Mobile, Alabama, and a popular resort vacation spot. In 2016, it was named “Best Small Town in the South” by Southern Living magazine and reached number five on the list of “Happiest Seaside Towns in America” by Coastal Living magazine.


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Fairhope’s climate is considered subtropical. The city experiences hot, humid summers and mild winters, characteristic of coastal regions of the southeastern US. High temperatures range from sixty degrees in winter to ninety degrees in the summer.

Median House Price:

$285,000 (2018)

Median Income:

Individual: $34,760

Family: $66,157

Popular Jobs:


  • Baldwin County Board of Education

  • Wal-mart

  • Infirmary Health

  • Collins Aerospace

  • Columbia Southern University

  • South Baldwin Regional Medical Center

  • The Grand Hotel

  • Baldwin County Commission

  • Publix





Faulkner State Community College

Fairhope Elementary School

Fairhope Middle School

Fairhope High School

J Larry Newton School

Fairhope Primary School

Fairhope Intermediate School

Marietta Johnson School of Organic Education

Bayshore Christian School

Eastern Shore Early Childhood

Baldwin County Alternative School