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Southwest Alabama homes in Saraland are nestled in a great location in northern Mobile County near the Tenn-Tom Waterway. The growing City of Saraland is home to approximately 15,000 residents. Saraland is comprised of a harmonious combination of affordable historic and modern NorthMobile real estate. Mature residential neighborhoods and newer subdivisions provided beautiful place to live, a great place to raise a family, and a wonderful place to form lasting friendships.
An increasing number of families are drawn to Saraland homes in North Mobile County for the safe, excellent neighborhoods, high-quality schools, recreational activities, and family events as well as a friendly Southern hospitality, excellent climate, and vibrant economy. Saraland Alabama real estate is served by Interstate 65 and major highways.
Present-day Saraland was part of a Spanish land grant to Don Diego Alvarez. Its first name was Alvaraz Station which became Cleveland Station. During the late 1800s, the community was named after the wife of the first postmaster. Saraland remained a small community until several annexations in 1960.
Now called the Gateway to Progress, Saraland is experiencing positive commercial growth. Situated at a transportation nexus with infrastructure to accommodate a diverse mix of entrepreneurs, businesses, corporations, and industries, Saraland's progressive economy is thriving. Shell Saraland Refinery and Alorica Telecommunications Center are located in Saraland.
Saraland City Schools, some of the best in the nation, serve the students in the community. Private schools are also nearby. The University of Mobile is located in the area.
For more information about property in Mobile and on the Eastern Shore, contact Lucinda Briggs of RE/MAX by the Bay at (251) 423-7127.