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Quality of Life

Situated in north central Alabama, Blount County, is well known for its scenic beauty and abundance of recreation opportunities. However, in addition to our idyllic small towns, clean air and beautiful scenery, Blount County boasts a low crime rate, low unemployment and access to specialized healthcare. Our quality of life, low cost of living, commitment to education and proximity to the major metropolitan areas of Birmingham, Huntsville, Decatur and Gadsden, makes Blount County an ideal place to run a business or raise a family.

Just inside the Birmingham metropolitan region and only a short drive to Huntsville, residents of Blount County enjoy easy access to world class restaurants, shopping and historical and cultural activities, as well as our own area’s recreational and commercial amenities.   Furthermore, being centrally located in the southeast, means a get-away to the mountains, beach, Atlanta, New Orleans or Nashville is just a short drive away.

Safe neighborhoods, good schools, low property taxes, and an abundance of recreational activities, coupled with convenience to top-rate restaurants, museums, shopping, and tourist attractions, make living and working in beautiful Blount County one of the best opportunities in Alabama.

Contact the Blount County EDC today to let us help you find out how to take advantage of all that Blount County has to offer.