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To live in Mobile is to live in a city with an exciting future and an astonishing past. Mobile is located at the junction of the Mobile River and Mobile Bay on the northern Gulf of Mexico, and is the 12th-largest port in the United States. The Port of Mobile has always played a key role in the economic vitality of the city from its early beginnings with French colonists to present day. The history of Mobile is preserved in many of the beautiful homes and historic buildings. From Greek revival to Creole cottages you will find yourself marveling at the architectural beauty of Mobile.

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Your search for a true home will end in Mobile

If you like festivals and community celebrations Mobile has a spectacular Mardi Gras carnival every year. Mardi Gras in Mobile is filled with jubilation, colorful floats, parades and of course beaded necklaces. Celebration of Mardi Gras started in 1703, 15 years before New Orleans was founded by colonial French settlers, and it has continued to this day.

Sports are also a large part of the culture of Mobile. In the heart of downtown you'll find the Mobile Baybears, an AA professional baseball team, which has a tremendous local following. If you fancy yourself a golf aficionado, you could venture off to one of the South's most prestigious golf courses, Robert Trent Jones Magnolia Grove. The luscious greens of Magnolia Grove attract seasoned golfers from all over the country and inspire many to take up golf for the very first time.

If you love to get outside and experience nature at its best, you'll love the proximity of the white sand beaches of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. In only 45 minutes you'll find yourself enjoying the relaxing beach life in Alabama. The Mobile Delta offers fishing and airboat rides every day of the week. A short drive from Mobile, you will find Fairhope, AL. Seated on the water, this city with its cobblestone streets and old-timey flair, was named one of the top 10 places to live in the USA in 2010.

All in all, Mobile offers something to people from all walks of life. Whether you're coming from a large city or a small town, your search for a true home will end in Mobile.

Why Live in Mobile?

Check out the following publications Guide to Mobile and Mobile on the Grow.
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