Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Gulf Shores, Alabama Retirement

In Gulf Shores, our pleasant climate, natural beauty and Southern hospitality unite to form what visitors and residents fondly call “Pleasure Island”. We strive to maintain our family atmosphere and hometown flavor.

Retirement Community:
Liveoak Village Planned Urban Development and Wellness Center
... Now you can enjoy your early morning walks even more knowing you have purchased your new home in one of Alabama’s Premier Active 55+ Gated Communities. At Liveoak Village you’ll find more than just comfort and peace of mind. ...www.liveoakvillage.com/

Population: 5,039 (2006)

Sales Tax/General Use Tax
Tax on the purchase of general merchandise is as follows:
State of Alabama: 4%
Baldwin County: 2%
Gulf Shores: 3%
Total: 9%

1613 N. McKenzie St., Foley 251-949-3400
Other hospitals are located in Mobile, Pensacola, Fairhope and Bay Minette. All are within one hour of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

Gulf Shores and Orange Beach are flanked by historic Fort Morgan to the west, Florida to the east, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south. The Intracoastal Waterway separates the island from the mainland and accommodates water traffic and trade from across the country. The
area is easily accessible from both Interstates 65 and 10. Four-lane Alabama Hwy. 59 brings travelers directly into Gulf Shores. Located
conveniently between Mobile, Alabama (50 miles to the northwest) and Pensacola, Florida (35 miles to the east), Gulf Shores and Orange
Beach are less than a day’s drive from major Southeastern cities

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