Quality of Life
Calhoun County, Alabama is home to excellent educational institutions, accredited healthcare institutions, recreational programs for the whole family, one of a kind dining experiences, specialty shops, and municipal and county governments.
All of these make Calhoun County, Alabama a great place to live, work, and visit.
The area's natural beauty has made it the ultimate haven for recreation. Surrounded by the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains & Talladega National Forest, the area offers breathtaking scenery year round, miles of hiking trails, bird watching, picnicking, swimming, hunting, fishing, camping, biking, or photographic scenery. Abundant mountains and forests, the region is a birding paradise. The North Alabama Birding Trail encompasses 50 viewing sites in 11 counties. All sites can be accessed by vehicle, and many also have associated walking and hiking trails.
Golfers can hit the links at Silver Lakes, one of the 10 courses making up the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. Other popular area courses include Anniston Country Club, Stoney Brook, Cane Creek, Indian Oaks, Pine Hill, & Cider Ridge.
The county offers an abundance of cultural and recreational opportunities for people of all ages – museums, theater, symphony, opera, ballet, fishing, golfing, relaxing at the parks, and much more.
With spectator sports galore, one can enjoy a variety of sporting events. JSU is home to 14 intercollegiate athletic teams. To satisfy race fans, the Talladega Superspeedway is not far away. The track is known as the fastest, most competitive motorsports venue in the world.
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