Albertville is the largest city in Marshall County and the surrounding areas. “The Heart of Sand Mountain” has all the charm and history of a small, Southern town with excellent quality of life amenities of a much-larger city. Conveniently located to US Highway 431 and Alabama Highway 75, I- 59, I-65 and the Alabama-Tennesee River Railroad, companies find Albertville to be conveniently located to distribute goods and products easily. Albertville serves as a hub of industry, and is proudly known as the “Fire Hydrant Capital of the World” because it is home to the most productive Mueller fire hydrant plant. Fire hydrants all over the world bear the name “Albertville” and there is no shortage of social media photos of Albertvillians posing with fire hydrants all over the world to tout this fame.
Perfect blend of rural and suburban, Albertville is a family-friendly, diverse community with a focus on education. Home to the award-winning Aggie Band, Show Choir, Theatre and fine arts programs, Albertville has almost 6,000 students and 600 teachers across the 6 schools.
Sand Mountain Park & Amphitheater is a 130 plus acre park in Albertville aimed at serving all of Sand Mountain with family-friendly, public play spaces, world-class live entertainment, and elite-level athletic facilities and rec sports programs. The indoor and outdoor water parks, playgrounds and walking trails make this a highlight of the town!
With a focus on main street re-development, Albertville’s historic main street is home to unique retail shops and restaurants and has recently gotten approval as an entertainment district, which hosts several community-wide events through the year. The City of Albertville is currently enjoying rapid growth and quality of life enhancements. Over the last few years, the City has either opened, or has broken ground, on what equivocates to approximately 360,000 square feet of new retail, shopping, lodging and entertainment space. There are progressive, innovative leaders making things happen here!