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Fairhope is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama, on a sloping plateau, along the cliffs and shoreline of Mobile Bay. The 2010 census lists the population of the city as 16,176. Fairhope is a principal city of the Daphne-Fairhope-Foley micropolitan area, which includes all of Baldwin County.
Fairhope is located at 30°31’35.018″ North, 87°53’44.473″ West (30.526394, -87.895687). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.0 square miles (28.5 km), all of which is land. Its elevation is 122 feet (37 m).
Fairhope was founded in November, 1894 on the site of former Alabama City as a utopian single tax colony by the “Fairhope Industrial Association”: a group of 28 followers of economist Henry George who had incorporated earlier that year in Des Moines, Iowa. Their corporate constitution explained their purpose in founding a new colony:
In forming their demonstration project, they pooled their funds to purchase land at “Stapleton’s pasture” on the eastern shore of…

Fairhope AL Skateboard Lessons!

Learn Skateboarding in a Week-Long Class

Skateboarding is a pastime activity, an art form, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been designed and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the ages. A 2002 report by American Sports Data uncovered there were 18.5 million skateboarders in the world. 85 percent of skateboarders polled…