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Driver's Licenses: New residents must obtain a state driver’s license within 30 days of establishing residency; please bring your out-of-state license and your Social Security card. Those with a current license must pass an eye exam and turn in the old license. Those without a current license must pass a written, road and eye test. Tests are given at the Probate Office of the Baldwin County Courthouse in Foley on Mon., Tues., Thu. And Fri. Call for testing hours. 943-5061.
Marriage Licenses: Marriage licenses must be purchased at the Baldwin County Courthouse in Bay Minette Mon.–Fri. between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Please bring your out of state license and social security card. 

Vehicle Registration

New residents are required to license their autos, pickup trucks, motorcycles, trailers and motor homes within 30 days of establishing residency. Vehicles may be registered at the Baldwin County Satellite Courthouse Mon.–Fri. 8–4:30. Call the courthouse for information about the documentation that is required upon registering; vehicle and title must be present to register. Alabama requires that you have automobile insurance. There is no state vehicle inspection. Call 943-5061 for more information.

Boat Registration

New residents must bring the registration receipt from the previous state. Fees are based on boat length; call 943-5061 for information.

Voter Registration

You may register to vote at the Baldwin County Satellite Courthouse in Foley, Mon.–Fri. 8–4:30. The Board of Registrars also provides monthly mobile voter registration throughout the county at various locations and dates. Call the Board of Registrars, 937-9561, ext. 305, for dates and locations.

Medical Services

Area hospitals offer 24-hour emergency care as well as services in general medicine, surgery and other physician services. Numerous physicians, dentists, chiropractors and optometrists practice in the Gulf Shores and Orange Beach communities, offering both family practice and specialized care. The area offers a nursing home, hospice services, home-care services, and businesses which provide home-care medical equipment. Mental health centers, youth and social services, and various associations provide services for psychological, behavioral and emotional problems.

Emergency Medical Services

If you need emergency assistance, dial 911.

Services for on-site medical emergency care are provided by both Gulf Shores and Orange Beach. Gulf Shores has 12 firemedics and 3 EMS vehicles, as well as a rescue pumper; Orange Beach has 15 paramedics and 8 EMS vehicles. Medstar Ambulance has an ambulance stationed in each city to provide emergency transport to hospitals.

Poison Control: 800-462-0800

South Baldwin Regional Medical Center
1613 N. McKenzie St., Foley 251-949-3400

Other hospitals are located in Mobile, Pensacola, Fairhope and Bay Minette. All are within one hour of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach.

Useful Numbers

Baldwin County Satellite Courthouse/County Commission/Probate, Foley 251-943-5061

Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance 251-947-2445

Baldwin County Solid Waste 251-972-6878

Health Department 251-947-3618

Housing Authority 251- 947-5370

Human Resources 251-580-2800

Sheriff’s Office 251-972-6802/251-943-1601

Social Security Administration 251-928-2504/800-772-1213

Tax Assessor’s Office 251-937-0245

Tax Collector 251-937-0245

Veterans’ Affairs 251-937-0218

State of Alabama - Useful Numbers

Alabama Bureau of Tourism & Travel, 1-800-ALABAMA

Dept. of Conservation & Natural Resources, Wildlife & Freshwater fisheries 251-626-5153

Dept. of Conservation, Claude Peteet Mari culture Center 251-968-7576

Dept. of Economic and Community Affairs 334-242-5100

Dept. of Environmental Mgmt. 251-450-3400

Marine Police District 4 Headquarters 251-981-2673, 800-272-7930

Department of Revenue 251-344-4737

Veterans’ Affairs 334-242-5077

Helpful Community Service Numbers

American Red Cross 251-943-3844

Baldwin Co. Rabies/Mosquito Control 251-972-6834

Boys & Girls Club of Foley 251-943-1483

Boy Scouts of America 251-476-4600

Deep South Girl Scout Council 251-344-3330

Ecumenical Ministries 251-943-3445

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) 251-937-6764

Salvation Army 251-943-3883

South Baldwin Literacy Council 251-943-7323

United Way 251-943-2110


Baldwin Rural Area Transportation System (BRATS)
P.O. Box 907, Robertsdale, 36567
947-2728/fax 972-6841


Jack Edwards Airport
Gulf Shores 968-6380, Fax - 968-5558

Runways: 9-27 East/West 6962' lighted. 17-35 North/South 3600' lighted. Coordinates: 30@17.3 north; 87@40.4 west. Identified JKA.

Approaches: VOR-A off Brookley VOR. VOR: BFM 112.8 radial; 130@DME: 27.7. GPS 27 ILS 27 110.7 ORAXE. Anniston FSS: I-800-WXBrief. Fuel: 100 LL (AVGAS) Jet-A.

Foley Municipal Airport
Foley 943-5214

Runway: 18-36 North/South 3700' x 75' lighted. Coordinates: N30°-25.66; W087°- 42.05. Flight chart New Orleans. 

Approaches: NDB 18 GPS 18 GPS 36. Anniston FSS: 123.65. Fuel: 100 LL. Flight instruction available.

Mobile Regional Airport
Approximately one hour from Gulf Shores 251-633-4510

Served by the following airlines:

ASA/Delta connection 800-221-1212

Continental Express 800-523-3272

Sky West/Delta connection 800-221-1212

Delta 800-221-1212

Northwest Airline 800-225-2525

U.S. Airways 800-428-4322

Pensacola Regional Airport
Approximately 45 minutes from Gulf Shores 
850-436-5000 (M–F 8–5) 
850-436-5005 (24-hour information)

 Served by the following airlines:

Air Tran Airways 800-247-8726

American Eagle 800-433-7300

Continental/Express 800-525-0280

Delta 800-221-1212

Delta Connection/Sky West/ASA/Chautauqua 800-221-1212

Northwest/Airline 800-225-2525

U.S. Airways 800-428-4322




























Gulf Place Divider

Below is a pedestrian bridge that has been built on West Beach. Features like this are part of the Gulf Place master plan to connect our north and south Beach Blvd. properties. Click the photo to see a larger image.

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