Our school systems are among the best in the state, with several award winning institutions. Outside of the classroom provides opportunities for learning and fun, too. Organized sports abound, whether league competitions or individual pursuits. Our charming Southern Main Street communities host fun, annual festivals that are always a hit with families. In Northwest Alabama, you can enjoy some of the best outdoor experiences in the Southeast, from pristine hiking trails in the William Bankhead National Forest and exhilarating kayaking on the Buttahatchee River.
Northwest Alabama has been a manufacturing powerhouse for decades, and dozens of global companies have operations here. Now, thanks to rural broadband, all of our residents and businesses can tap into the global marketplace.
Tombigbee’s innovative Freedom Fiber program is providing the highest-speed broadband access to thousands of homes in the region, making it easier to work and connect from home even while living out in our picturesque countryside.
Three hospitals serve our communities, Fayette Medical Center in Fayette, Northwest Regional Health in Winfield, and Mississippi Medical Center in Hamilton. Our region is also home to numerous general practitioners and specialists focused on keeping residents well and mindful of their health throughout their everyday lives.