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People are drawn into the Monroeville community due to its affable environment, recreational opportunities and a wide range of outstanding services. Many original natives of the area come back to their hometown for a slower pace, while others new to the area are just finding out why Monroeville and its surrounding communities are perfect for their family’s lifestyle.

Local institutions, such as the Monroeville Area YMCA and the 18-hole Vanity Fair Golf and Tennis Club, are teeming with recreational activities for families. The Alabama River and State Parks offer a range of activities for all ages to enjoy. Area houses of worship provide a number of great programs as well. For those looking for educational enrichment, Costal Alabama Community College offers an array of adult education and personal interest courses.

Monroe County is filled with opportunities for volunteer work through a host of local civic clubs including Kiwanis, Rotary, Civitan, The American Red Cross, Professional and Business Women, Belles Lettres, Three Arts and Centurettes and Daughters of the American Revolution.

Retirees hoping to join a retirement community without the hassles of keeping up a home are satisfied with the area’s senior housing opportunities. Cedar Chase and The Meadows of Monroeville are excellent choices for senior and assisted-living options, while apartment complexes provide rentals for the area’s mature adults. Additionally, skilled nursing options are provided through Englewood, The Cedars and Monroe Manor Nursing Homes. Many of the county’s municipalities house their own senior centers complete with social diversions and the Meals for the Elderly lunch program.

A variety of high-quality homes for every budget and lifestyle may be found in Monroe County. An active Board of Realtors serves the area, and licensed appraisers are ready to assist in your evaluations. In addition, a wide selection of commercial and residential contractors, building supply stores, and home furnishings shops are available to fulfill your needs.

Neighborhoods throughout the county each have their own personality. Many offer homes within walking or biking distance of area schools and churches. For those who like country living, there is still plenty of available land on which to build and develop housing.

Residential zoning is a factor in the county’s incorporated municipalities. If you need assistance in choosing the right location for your Monroe County home, one of the area’s licensed real estate agents stands ready to assist you.