Introduction to Bay Minette, Alabama
Bay Minette, Alabama, in Baldwin county, is 20 miles NE of Mobile, Alabama (center to center) and 151 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana. The city is considered part of the Mobile metropolitan area. Bay Minette has a population of 7,820.
Bay Minette History
The city of Bay Minette was named after the bay. In fact, the bay was named after a surveyor with Jean Baptiste Le Moyne, who founded New Orleans. In 1900, it became the county seat of Baldwin County which was founded on December 21, 1809.
Bay Minette and nearby Attractions
- Delta Explorer/ Historic Blakeley State Park
- Wehle Nature Center At Blakeley
- Phoenix Fire Museum
- American Sport Art Museum
- Meaher State Park
- Bragg-Mitchell House
Things To Do In Bay Minette
Bay Minette offers easy access to the Museum of Mobile, Exploreum Science Museum, USS Alabama, Fort Conde Museum and Welcome Center, and Phoenix Fire Museum. You can also enjoy your leisure time at the local parks and playgrounds. The Trinity Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Evangel Temple Church, Saint Agatha Catholic Church, and First Assembly of God Church are also worth visiting. You can enjoy shopping at Bay Minette Plaza Shopping Center and Gracelaine Shopping Center.
Bay Minette Transportation
Mobile Downtown Airport is the nearest airport.
Bay Minette Higher Education
James H. Faulkner State Community College is the local college. Some of the other local colleges and universities are the University of South Alabama-Baldwin, University of South Alabama, and Bishop State Community College.