Introduction to Satsuma, Alabama
Satsuma, Alabama is 11 miles N of Mobile, Alabama (center to center) and 135 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana. It is in Mobile county. The city is part of the Mobile metro area. The population of Satsuma is 5,687.
In the year 1878, the Mandarin Satsuma oranges in Alabama were introducted. Originally, the area of Satsuma was known as Fig Tree Island. Satsuma came to be known by its present-day name in 1915. Between the years 1912 and 1924, the Satsuma trees were damaged by citrus canker and cold weather. In 1959, the plans for Satsuma's town charter were submitted, and the area had its first municipal election that year.
Satsuma and nearby Attractions
- Steele Creek Marina
- Sunlight Missionary Baptist Church
- Starlight Baptist Church
- Satsuma Lions Park
- Satsuma Public Library
Things To Do In Satsuma
Historic sites and museums near Satsuma include the American Sport Art Museum, Exploreum Science Museum, and the Bragg-Mitchell House. The city's beautiful churches are also worth visiting. The city's lakes and brooks allow one to indulge in a variety of water sports. One can also spend a fun day out with family and friends at any of the local parks.
Air transportation is provided by Mobile Downtown Airport.
Satsuma Higher Education
Residents of Satsuma can enroll at the local Bishop State Community College and the University of South Alabama. Other institutes nearby include James H. Faulkner State Community College and the University of South Alabama-Baldwin.