River Region Info
We like to boast that the tri-county area consisting of Autauga, Elmore, and Montgomery Counties, are all wonderful places to live and raise a family. The City of Montgomery is the capital of Alabama and home to many Alabama government agencies, two military facilities, Maxwell Air Force Base and Gunter Air Force Base, Annex, along with several industrial businesses. This employment brings many families to our River Region, and many families who return here to retire. Montgomery is the hub of the River Region with its many surrounding cities (suburbs) Prattville, Wetumpka, Millbrook, Deatsville, Eclectic, Tallassee, Coosada, and Elmore. Our River Region has so much to offer with its history, culture, recreation, and entertainment; the possibilities are endless.
Prattville is a historic town founded in 1839 by industrialist and architect Daniel Pratt. He purchased approximately 1000 acres and set out to build his manufacturing facilities and town along the banks of Autauga Creek. The town became an industrial center and rapidly grew. Prattville is known today as the “Birthplace of Industry” and “The Preferred Community”. Prattville is pro-business and expanding its economic development at a rapid pace. It is known for its historic places and several other attractions, which include its many Artesian Wells, the Wilderness ”Bamboo” Park, Bass Pro Shop, home to Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Capitol Hill.
Robert Trent Jones Golf Course, Prattville, AL
Prattville’s historic homes, affordable neighborhoods, and incredibly low property taxes are very enticing for families. The welcome mat is always out in Prattville, a charming New England-style village nestled cozily in the heart of the Deep South. Our southern hospitality can’t be matched when looking for a place to live. Prattville offers the BEST of everything. With its affordable real estate, and progressive economy, it’s no wonder so many families choose Prattville living. Southern charm, exciting recreational activities, and friendly residents are just a few reasons to make Prattville your home. Our Bo Evans Realty Team is ready to assist with any of your real estate needs. Give one of our trusted real estate advisors a call at 334-361-4661. Whether purchasing your first home, moving up, investing, or searching for your final dream home, we are here to serve. We also do property management and may have a variety of rentals to meet your needs.
Bibbs Grave Bridge, Wetumpka, AL
Wetumpka, the “City of Natural Beauty” is also rich in history and scenic beauty sites. Wetumpka sits right on the bull’s eye of the greatest natural disaster in Alabama’s history, an 80 million year old Impact Crater, confirmed in 1999. The majestic foothills of the Appalachian Mountains provide a magnificent backdrop for the City of Natural Beauty. The Coosa River winding through the heart of the city offers many recreational activities, including canoeing, fishing, and biking trails. Other tourist sites include Fort Toulouse and Jasmine Hill Gardens, but most popular is it’s Wind Creek Casino and Hotel. Fort Toulouse hosts special events throughout the year and is open to the public with a campground and picnicking area, home to the annual Frontier Days, and pioneers passing thru on their way to the Rodeo.
On the outskirts of Wetumpka, you will enjoy the many exclusive neighborhoods that have sprung up almost overnight. The population of these neighborhoods outweighs the city’s population by leaps and bounds. There are historic homes in downtown as well as beautiful Lake Jordan only 10-12 miles away. The Bo Evans Realty Team stands ready to assist with your home search no matter what you desire. Just give one of our trusted real estate advisors a call at 334-361-4661.
Millbrook, located in Elmore County, is highly accessible to almost any area in the river region. One of the newest and fastest-growing cities in Alabama (incorporated in 1972). its small town atmosphere is sought after while residents enjoy the convenience and easy access to Prattville, Wetumpka, and Montgomery. Located just off I-65, we have many Birmingham employees that call Millbrook their home. The military facilities are 15-20 minutes away. Numerous neighborhoods have sprung up over the last several years, making Millbrook/Deatsville an attractive and affordable place to live.
Millbrook’s Village Green, a 15 acre park complex, is the hub of many family outings and major sports recreations. There are amateur theater groups, walking & biking trails, streams, ponds, lakes and rivers available county-wide. The Bo Evans Realty Team is ready to assist with your home search. We want to be your GoToRealtors by Exceeding Expectations, Every Time! Just give us a call at 334-361-4661.
Capital Building, Montgomery, AL
Montgomery, the capital of Alabama and just a hop, skip and a jump away from its many outlying cities, is also a great place to call home. The city was incorporated in 1819, named for Richard Montgomery and is located on the Alabama River. It is the second-largest city in Alabama after Birmingham. Montgomery has won several national awards, voted Best Historic City, named All-America City in 2014, and nationally recognized for its successful and ongoing downtown revitalization. The revitalization started in the early 2000s with the construction of the Montgomery Biscuits minor league baseball stadium, Montgomery Riverwalk Stadium. The Montgomery Biscuits are affiliated with the Tampa Bay Rays, and attending their games is quite an experience; the atmosphere can’t be matched. The Riverfront Park and downtown host a variety of activities and family enjoyment. Activities abound with our amphitheater and riverboat, our own Hank William’s museum, the convention center, RSA Tower, Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Alabama State Capitol, Rosa Parks Museum, Alabama Town, Alabama Department of Archives and History, skate park, and many others.
Montgomery is also home to cultural attractions such as Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Wynton M Blount Cultural Park, Davis Theatre for the Performing Arts, Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, Alabama Dance Theatre, and Montgomery Ballet. The Montgomery Zoo has over 500 animals from five different continents. Montgomery has over 1600 acres of parkland maintained by the City of Montgomery Parks and Recreation Department, 24 community centers, a skate park, two golf courses, Cramton Bowl Stadium and Multiplex, two tennis centers, 65 playgrounds, 90 baseball/softball fields, 24 soccer fields, and one riverboat. The entertainment possibilities are endless, you need only look to find a new adventure in Montgomery. The Colleges and Universities available are boundless (public and private).
Settling down in Montgomery is a wise choice, and once again, you can choose historic or traditional, modern or eccentric. East Montgomery, an up and coming residential development, is home to The Shoppes at Eastchase. Capitol Heights, Dalraida, Cloverdale Historic District are all sought-after areas to reside. The Bo Evans Realty Team stands ready to assist you with any real estate needs you may have in any of these or other Montgomery areas. Just contact one of our trusted real estate advisors at 334-361-4661.
Many residents enjoy the River Regions’ small-town atmosphere combined with the convenience of easy access to several metropolitan areas- Montgomery, Birmingham, Atlanta. Centrally located with sunny beaches to the south and the beauty of mountain scenery and snow to the north. No matter where you chose to live, you can most likely reach your Jobsite within 15 to 45 minutes. The Bo Evans Realty Team welcomes you to the River Region area and stands ready in Exceeding Expectations Every Time! Just give our trusted real estate advisors a call today at 334-361-4661.