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Fort Payne businesses and residents benefit from the city’s proximity to six major Southeastern markets while enjoying a lower cost of living and lower cost of doing business.

Fort Payne, Alabama has earned the distinction as one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America.”

With a population of just over 15,000, citizens enjoy small-town living and quality of life coupled with the amenities and attractions of a big city. Located less than an hour southwest of Chattanooga, Tenn., Fort Payne is nestled between Lookout Mountain and Sand Mountain and boasts a wide array of business, culture and events.

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From startups to manufacturing, businesses benefit from our fast GIG broadband internet and low cost of living with easy access to larger cities.

Near major metro areas

Chattanooga (53 miles), Huntsville (68 miles), Birmingham (95 miles), Atlanta (119 miles) and Nashville (163 miles)

Cost of Living is 7.3% lower than the national average

Central hub with easy access to Interstate 59

Strong workforce development and high school employment initiatives

Desirable quality of life with easy access to outdoor recreation

Fast GIG broadband Internet

Median home price of $200,000

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