Welcome to Central Baldwin

Central Baldwin County, Alabama is a charming knit of communities nestled about 20 miles north of the Alabama Gulf Coast beaches. Composed of Loxley, Robertsdale, Silverhill, and Summerdale, our central towns and cities stretch south from I-10 along Alabama Highway 59 and serve as the gateway to our white-sand beaches. Millions of visitors pass through our towns each year, bringing revenue to our businesses and boosting our local economy. Residents enjoy a high quality of life in a rich location full of outdoor recreation, community events, business opportunity, and warm southern charm.

Families will find excellent opportunities for both private and public education. The Baldwin County Public School System serves K4-12 students in schools across the county, and a number of local private schools offer religious-based instruction and rigorous academics. Loxley’s new Baldwin Preparatory Academy also offers innovative technical programs to high school students interested in a trade career.

Speaking of careers, our central location and pro-business climate offer an exciting future for entrepreneurs. Baldwin County leads the state in year-over-year new job creation in top target industries like aerospace, manufacturing, distribution, and technology.

Loxley, Alabama

Baldwin County’s newest official city, Loxley combines family charm with big-city convenience and a booming business environment. The city is positioned at the heart of Baldwin County, providing easy access to local white-sand beaches, nearby metro areas, the Eastern Shore communities, and other popular hotspots. Four major highways also converge near downtown, offering a convenient commute for business professionals who work in other counties.

Loxley is a great fit for families, who enjoy amenities like scenic city parks, maintained playground areas, sports facilities, and shopping outlets. Public and private schools serve students K4-12, and a newly-built technical school offers innovative trade programs to boost workforce development. Loxley is also home to a thriving Industrial Park, where businesses like ACE and ALDI have warehouses and distribution centers that connect across the country.

City of Robertsdale

Robertsdale is the center of the action in Central Baldwin County. Also known as “the Hub of Baldwin County,” the city has a valuable central location that offers easy access to other parts of the county and beyond. With the help of two major highways, residents and visitors are just minutes from the sandy beaches of Gulf Shores and the historic ports of Mobile, Alabama and Pensacola, Florida.

With a population of just over 6,000 people, Robertsdale is a warm and welcoming community that values its history and traditions. Downtown is full of historical buildings and locally owned businesses, with a pleasant small-town vibe that feels like home. Families enjoy an excellent public school system, several private school options, and a public library. The city also has several parks and playgrounds, including the popular Garrett Park which features a splash pad and a baseball/softball complex.

The city offers a diverse range of businesses, from mom-and-pop shops and restaurants to lumber manufacturing and shipping. The city also has an industrial park, making it an ideal location for manufacturing and distribution. Business owners enjoy a range of local resources and business incentives, including a supportive business community through the Central Baldwin Chamber of Commerce.

Town of Silverhill

Silverhill may be the smallest town in Baldwin County, but it ranks large in quality of life and family appeal. Like all Central Baldwin communities, Silverhill offers a great location with easy highway access through the county and beyond. Residents can travel Alabama Highway 104 for fast commutes to the Eastern Shore or connect to the Baldwin Beach Express via 104. Local county road also offer a scenic ride through the area.

But tucked away from the traffic and busy city noise, the town is a beacon of natural beauty and quiet, sleepy streets. The historic downtown district is lined with live oaks and built largely from original buildings that maintain their Southern charm. There are numerous parks and playgrounds for families, and Silverhill Elementary School teaches grades K-6 before feeding into the larger Baldwin County School System.

Local businesses get strong support from the Silverhill community and other county residents. The town’s “shop small” mentality makes it a great fit for small retail stores, specialty shops, local food and produce suppliers, professional services and more.

Town of Summerdale

Summerdale is the southernmost town in Central Baldwin County, putting you closer to our white-sand beaches but still a short drive away from Interstate 10 and quick access to nearby metro areas. It’s a small town with a rural feel, where miles of rolling farmland surround a busy town center made of local businesses, family homes, and family attractions. For those who live and work in the area, Summerdale offers a quiet small-town lifestyle just minutes from a world of modern convenience.

Summerdale boasts a number of family-friendly amenities, including a downtown park with walking trails, a Children’s Splash Park, tennis courts, a public library, and more. Summerdale Elementary School serves grades K-8, and Snook Christian Academy offers private education for students K-12. Local businesses provide a touch of community convenience with restaurants, shops, and services.

Summerdale businesses benefit from a large flow of vacationers who pass through town on their way to the beach. Restaurants, retail stores, and specialty shops have an opportunity to grow and thrive in the Summerdale area. The town is also set to grow, with acres of highway frontage property available and a strong pro-business climate with support from the local community.