The city of Enterprise is truly unique in that it combines the charm of the old South with the progress and forward-thinking vision of the new South. This blend of tradition and progress makes Enterprise inviting to visitors, as well as those looking to call Enterprise home.
Situated in Southeast Alabama about 180 miles from Birmingham and Mobile respectively, Enterprise is 27 miles due north of the Florida panhandle. Enterprise is just a short drive from the crystal waters of the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic Ocean, and just a half-day’s drive from Atlanta, New Orleans, Jacksonville, Mobile and Huntsville.
The climate is temperate and completely comfortable. The average temperature is 65 degrees. January averages a temperature of 48 degrees and July averages 80 degrees. The annual average precipitation is 56 inches and the growing season is approximately 263 days.
Offering a diverse palette of cultural, recreational and educational activities, Enterprise has shopping and dining available throughout the city and the historic downtown area, plus several shopping centers and other local businesses abound in the surrounding area. Enterprise has walking trails, tennis courts, playgrounds, a lake and picnic facilities available to guests. A 1600-acre residential and recreational destination is under construction with 400-500 homes, a water park, horse trails, golf course and much more.
Temperate year-round weather allows for golf, hunting, fishing and other outdoor activities throughout all four seasons.
Enterprise also offers medical care usually found only in larger cities. A 131-bed, acute-care hospital, Medical Center Enterprise, provides high-quality medical services. More than 60 doctors and 15 dentists have practices or offices located throughout the city.
Enterprise is a community rich in southern tradition with a plan for future growth. The forward-thinking and modern city government calls Enterprise “The City of Progress.” Some folks call Enterprise “The Boll Weevil City.” However, after just a short stay in the warm, friendly and inviting community, any visitor will realize why the people here simply call Enterprise “home.”