Looking for a change of pace? This small town in northeast Alabama delivers on connectivity, outdoor recreation, and downtown charm.

Remote work is more common and popular than ever, with companies saving overhead costs, while enhancing their employees’ flexibility and quality of life. With the ability to plug in from anywhere, many people are trading city streets for small town charm, access to the outdoors, and genuine community relationships. Sounds nice, right? Here are three reasons to consider a move to Fort Payne, Alabama:

There’s high-speed fiber internet
Fort Payne is recognized as a Smart Rural Community providing GIG speed internet. Lightyears faster than other connections like cable or DSL, fiber bandwidths enable faster upload and download speeds and optimal wireless capacity for you, your family, and business.

It’s high on charm, low on cost
The cost of living in Fort Payne is 7.3% lower than the national average, and property taxes are among the lowest in the United States. Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachians, between Lookout and Sand Mountain, the beauty and outdoor recreation opportunities are unparalleled. Plus, Fort Payne is within easy driving distance to major cities such as Atlanta, GA; Chattanooga and Nashville, TN; as well as Birmingham and Huntsville, AL. So, you can enjoy all the outdoor activities and small town charm while easily making day trips to larger cities.

Appealing housing options
Perfect for young adults, Downtown Fort Payne offers loft apartments within walking distance to coffee shops, restaurants, and shopping. Alternatively, beautifully appointed homes in quaint neighborhoods beckon families that seek more space.

Come explore Fort Payne and see if it’s right for you!

For more information please call the Fort Payne Chamber of Commerce at 256-845-2741.