Welcome To Mobile
Mobile has a certain magic that keeps you on your toes. Where a melting pot of people, flavors, cultures, and traditions become one voice to lead all of life's celebrations. Join the jubilee and welcome every day with an enduring passion and a little soulful hospitality, because life is the ultimate gift. This is the spirit of living. This is what we're born to do.
Funky, feisty, and festive. Historic, hip, and happening. Or colorful, cool and cultured. You can call this coastal town a lot of things when you have a vibrant 300-year history with lots of stories to tell and long-standing traditions celebrated on a regular basis. Once called the Paris of the South, Mobile has long been the cultural center of the Gulf Coast and you'll find an authentic experience like nowhere else in the southern United States.
From sugar-white sand beaches to a vibrant metro area to explore, we want you to know there's no wrong way to enjoy Mobile, Alabama
Where is Mobile, Alabama?
Mobile is where Alabama meets the gulf (of Mexico)! We are often considered the gateway to the gulf, because you can’t get to the beach without coming through Mobile! However, we suggest stopping and exploring the oldest city in Alabama!
What is the population of Mobile, Alabama?
Mobile & Mobile county has a combined population of 412,000. With just under 200,000 residents, the city Mobile is the 4th most populated city in the state of Alabama out of 586 cities.
How do you pronounce Mobile, Alabama?
What is the weather like in Mobile, Alabama?
We like to claim Mobile is always in season. Mobile has an average of 220 days of sunshine! Thanks to our subtropical climate, we have mild springs, autumns and winters; and our summers can get pretty hot. Luckily being located on the Gulf Coast, it's easy enough to escape the heat on the water during those long summer days. We take our climate in stride, dress accordingly and find time to spend outdoors year-round.Find out what the weather is like in Mobile
What is Mobile, Alabama known for?
Aside from being the oldest city in Alabama, we get a lot of notoriety for being the home of America's Original Mardi Gras. Our proximity to the Gulf of Mexico and Mobile Bay are claims to fame by having the 13th busiest port in the country and America’s Amazon in our back yard. Mobile has long been the cultural center of the Gulf Coast and you'll find an authentic experience like nowhere else in the southern United States.
How far is Mobile, Alabama from the beach?
The real question is...which beach? The reality is Mobile is a short drive from a handful of AMAZING beaches! Dauphin Island is located only a 45-minute car ride from downtown Mobile. For an hour drive from downtown you can find 32 miles of sugar-white sand beaches in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach.Come see the beaches that Mobile has to offer!
Is Mobile, Alabama a good place to live?
The simple answer is yes...location, location, location. A 300 year old coastal city, steeped in history and architecture to match. A vibrant metro area buzzing with economic growth and opportunity. Music, local dining, shopping, nightlife, America's Amazon is your backyard, 45 minutes from a beach escape-Mobile is a fusion of economic development, innovation and old world charm. The cost of living is low and the quality of life is high!