Most people know Baldwin County as a premier beach-vacation destination, but the lucky ones know that it is an even better place to live and work. Baldwin County is located just east of Mobile, Alabama, and west of Pensacola, Florida, on the I-10 corridor, in the Daphne-Fairhope-Foley MSA (the 8th Fastest growing MSA in the nation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau). When searching for your business’s next home, Baldwin County’s prime location, consistent growth, and qualified workforce are only a few of the assets that your business will find near the beach.



Quick Facts

Regional population of OVER A MILLION

Regional labor force of over 500,000

45% county population growth since 2000

1 in 10 residents holds a graduate degree

7 community colleges and 9 universities within approximately 50 miles

Gulf Coast region accounts for over 1/3rd of Alabama’s tourism revenue

6.1 million visitors to Gulf Shores and Orange Beach, in 2015

Ranked 4th for site selection projects by Site Selection magazine (2014)


  • Where coastline meets bottom line.

    Why Baldwin County?

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It is no secret that Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are beautiful places to vacation, but Baldwin County also offers an ideal place to start or grow your business. Just ask companies like UTC Aerospace Systems, CPSI, Adam Systems, Community Health Systems, Inc. or any of our 6,000+ businesses who have found success here, in Baldwin County.

Simply put, Baldwin County has the resources to foster and sustain a variety of businesses. With strong leadership at the county and municipal level, excellent market access and infrastructure to support growth, a willing and able workforce, and one of the most business friendly economic climates in the southeastern United States, Baldwin has what you need.

As a result of strategic partnerships, Baldwin County offers you a one-stop shop to meet your business location needs. We are prepared to take a customized approach that makes it easy for you to Business Where You Beach.

For more information on locating your business in Baldwin County, check out the links below: