The communities of Chilton County have many things in common - a relaxed heritage,
friendly people and a generous helping of genuine Southern hospitality. If you're looking for a place to settle down, raise a family, start a
business, or stay for retirement, you've come to the right place.
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Chilton County is a rural but progressive area with small-to-medium sized towns
located on Interstate 65. Home to cities of Clanton, Jemison, Maplesville, and Thorsby, it is part of the rapidly growing and developing corridor
of Interstate 65. It is also within a fifty mile radius of Birmingham, Montgomery, the Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Selma, and Alexander City.
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Additionally, you will find many active civic clubs, youth activities - including
a strong scouting program - civilian and military retirement organizations, strong churches of virtually every faith and a seasonal supply of
locally grown fresh fruits, nuts and vegetables. Opportunities for full or part time jobs are excellent.
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Extensive forest land and two major dams on the Coosa River join to provide
excellent hunting, fishing and boating - all within easy driving distance. With several safe and quiet community parks, sports events, a new
YMCA, and a nine-hole golf course, Chilton County has an excellent mix for individual and family relaxation, recreation, and fitness for all ages.
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When you take all of this into account and add the numerous eating establishments,
the local airport, and good small and medium sized businesses, you will find that Chilton County is indeed a great place for a lifetime.
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Higgins Ferry Park on Lake Mitchell features a pavilion, a fish weigh-in station,
a roped off swimming area, lots for RVs and Travel Trailers with full hookups, a beautiful hillside tent camping area, plenty of parking spaces,
East Chilton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department's Fire and Rescue Boat stationed on site and a full time Park Ranger.
For further information call (205) 755-5952 or E-Mail the Park Ranger
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