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city of Fairhope

City Website

Welcome to the city of Fairhope

The City of Fairhope is located in Baldwin County on the eastern shore of Mobile Bay in south Alabama. Often referred to as “The Jewel of the Eastern Shore,” Fairhope is home to over 18,000 residents and is nationally recognized for its environmental stewardship and quality of life. The city was named “The Best Small Town in the South” by Southern Living Magazine in 2016.

Core Services

Departments & Agencies

Small businesses often interact with counties on a departmental level. Access a list of municipality departments that oversee things from building regulations to utilities.

Business Licenses

Business licenses are often administered by the Municipality’s Office of the Probate Judge or the Department of Revenue. Access the Municipality business license application or contact information for obtaining a license here.


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Contact Us

Find addresses and phone numbers for various city departments here.

  • P.O. Drawer 429
    Fairhope, AL 36553
  • (251) 928-2136