Links to Local Communities

Please see below for more information and links regarding our local communities and available shopping, schools and other amenities.  

Calhoun County

Calhoun County Website

Calhoun County, Alabama is home to excellent educational institutions, accredited healthcare institutions, recreational programs for the whole family, one of a kind dining experiences, specialty shops, and municipal and county governments.

All of these make Calhoun County, Alabama a great place to live, work, and visit.

The area's natural beauty has made it the ultimate haven for recreation. Surrounded by the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains & Talladega National Forest, the area offers breathtaking scenery year round, miles of hiking trails, bird watching, picnicking, swimming, hunting, fishing, camping, biking, or photographic scenery. Abundant mountains and forests, the region is a birding paradise. The North Alabama Birding Trail encompasses 50 viewing sites in 11 counties. All sites can be accessed by vehicle, and many also have associated walking and hiking trails.

Golfers can hit the links at Silver Lakes, one of the 10 courses making up the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Other popular area courses include Anniston Country Club, Stoney Brook, Cane Creek, Indian Oaks, Pine Hill, & Cider Ridge.

The county offers an abundance of cultural and recreational opportunities for people of all ages – museums, theater, symphony, opera, ballet, fishing, golfing, relaxing at the parks, and much more.

United States Census Bureau - Calhoun County QuickLinks

St. Clair County

St. Clair County Website

St. Clair County – ‘Gateway to the Good Life’.  Pell City and Riverside Alabama are known by most as "The Gateway to Logan Martin Lake," much of Pell City borders the picturesque waters, an inviting scene to all who visit and all who choose to call this special place home.

But Pell City and Riverside are much more than a lake towns. As one of the fastest growing communities in Alabama, it not surprisingly offers amenities found in much larger cities while retaining that small town, hometown charm and feel.

A quaint downtown full of specialty shops, professional offices, an art gallery and even loft apartments draw people to the city’s center each day. Thriving commercial districts line either side of U.S. 231, a major thoroughfare running through the heart of the city, and just north of Interstate 20, which connects Atlanta and Birmingham.

Recreational offerings are among the best in the state. Schools are nationally accredited. Quality health care is central to the city. And houses of worship, representing virtually every denomination, are welcoming. 





Shelby County

Shelby County Website

Shelby County is the fastest growing county in the State of Alabama.  Encompassing approximately 800 square miles in Central Alabama, the county offers award winning schools, diverse amenities in a temperate climate with dramatic landscapes.  Recreational opportunities flourish throughout the County from our city and county parks to the 10,000-acre Oak Mountain State Park.

Located centrally in Shelby County Chelsea is all about family and was ranked the number one city for families in the entire state of Alabama.  With it's unique neighborhood developments, high quality award winning schools and a thriving, growing business community, Chelsea stands out as one of Shelby County's most desirable cities.

Talladega County

Talladega County Website

Talladega County Features award winning county schools and access to recreation and amenities second to none and found in few others. Talladega, a name synonymous with the 'World's Fastest Speedway'  hosts April in Talladega which brings to life the city’s famous 'Silk Stocking District' located just down the road from the historic Talladega College and nearby Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind.  Childersburg boasts 570 miles of shore on two lakes, a sportsman's paradise for fishing and hunting and is located in the heart of the greatest recreation area in the southeast including the Coosa River - third largest stream east of the Mississippi River.  History runs deep here at nearby Desoto Caverns - first recorded cave in the United State is here, the onyx draperies are among the largest free hanging formations and it’s the oldest settlement in the United States preceding St. Augustine, Florida by 25 years. Sylacauga has everything you're looking for, state of the art medical services, outstanding schools, exceptional library, multiple recreational opportunities, and a strong business and industry base.