Alabama February 17, 2017
These 9 Lakefront Towns In Alabama Will Make You Want To Move
Alabama is home to some of the most beautiful lakes in the country. In fact, some are so beautiful that after one visit, you just might want to pack up and move. The following nine towns are home to some of Alabama’s most beautiful lakes. They’re definitely worth a visit. And who knows? You might eventually make one of them your new home.
Eufaula, the largest city in Barbour County, is situated atop a bluff that overlooks Lake Eufaula, which covers 45,000 acres. Lake Eufaula is best known as the "Bass Fishing Capital of the World."
Guntersville, the county seat of Marshall County, is located along the shores of Lake Guntersville. At 69,000 acres, Lake Guntersville is Alabama's largest lake.
The town of Coker, which is located near Tuscaloosa, is home to Lake Lurleen State Park. The main feature of this state park is of course Lake Lurleen. Lake Lurleen was named after Lurleen Wallace, Alabama's only female governor.
4. Alexander City
Alexander City, located in Tallapoosa County, is situated on the shores of beautiful Lake Martin. Lake Martin covers 44,000 acres and has approximately 750 miles of shoreline, which consists of restaurants, marinas, Wind Creek State Park and more.
5. Crane Hill
Crane Hill, an unincorporated community in Cullman County, is located along the shores of Lewis Smith Lake. Lewis Smith Lake, which is best known as "Smith Lake" to the locals, covers 21,200 acres and has 500 miles of shoreline. It's also one of the cleanest lakes in the U.S. Over the years, Smith Lake has become one of Alabama's top getaway spots.
6. Pell City
Pell City, the county seat of St. Clair County, is the "Gateway to Logan Martin Lake." It's also one of Alabama's fastest growing communities and a charming place to call home. In addition to fishing, Logan Martin Lake offers boating, skiing and swimming.
The town of Wedowee, which means "old war" in Creek language, is home to Lake Wedowee. Attracting thousands of visitors yearly, Lake Wedowee is the town's main attraction.
8. Cedar Bluff
Cedar Bluff, located in Cherokee County, is situated on Weiss Lake's north shore. Because Weiss Lake has such an abundance of crappie fish, Cedar Bluff is known as the "Crappie Capital of the World."
Gadsden, the county seat of Etowah County, is one of the cities located along Neely Henry Lake. Neely Henry Lake offers excellent fishing opportunities for largemouth bass, bluegill, catfish and more. This amazing lake is a fisherman's paradise!
Do you currently live in any of these lakefront towns? If not, could you see yourself moving to one of them? Share your thoughts with us! For a list of Alabama’s most charming river towns, click