As the technology and modernity of the 21st century increases, parents have found that there are fewer and fewer wholesome places to raise their family that isn't detached from modern society. For anyone who has been seeking the traditional American lifestyle but still wishes to be a part of a developing community, Scottsboro, Alabama is a premiere choice.
The Jackson County city has a population of about 15,000 people, though despite its small size, it is still in close driving distance to major areas being only 30 miles from each state border to Georgia, 45 minutes from Huntsville and 55 miles northeast of Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Today, a family in Scottsboro will find themselves in the center of a peaceful and safe all-American town that is both rich in history and Southern hospitality with access to all the modern amenities of the 21st century. The median home price is around $150,000, and the homes themselves are open rancher style builds that often provide the additional land and space a family could use to grow.
The school system in Scottsbroro educates approximately 2,700 schools across the Scottsboro City School District, servicing four elementary schools, Scottsboro Jr. High and Scottsboro High School. There is also an alternative school available known as the A-School and several local private institutions parents can choose to enroll their children into.
Major attractions of Scottsboro include the Unclaimed Baggage Center that collects sells articles of undelivered clothing and other objects from major airlines when the owners can not be located. The low prices attract visitors from across the state and even some from other parents of the world. It has been featured throughout the media and received coverage from major news sources such as Good Morning America and The Huffington Post.
In addition to popular restaurant chains, Scottsboro is also home to small family run businesses that have been loved and frequented by locals for decades like Payne's Soda Shop. Since 1869, they've been serving up such classics as the malt and cheeseburgers and feature photographs that provide an interesting glimpse into Scottsboro's past.
For a small town feel with big dreams and the resources needed to meet them, look no further than the comfortable and welcoming Scottsboro, Alabama.
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