Addiction and Treatment Statistics for Montgomery, Alabama
The state capitol of Alabama, Montgomery is a thriving city with more than 200,000 residents. Located in the central portion of the state on the Alabama River, Montgomery combines history, culture, commerce and residential living. It is home to Alabama State University, Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, the Montgomery Zoo and the Montgomery Regional Airport. Montgomery’s diversity and charm make it an ideal city for patients looking to create a new home after a stay at a rehab facility.
Montgomery Living: Recreation and Culture
Oak Park is only of many public parks located throughout Montgomery. The city boasts more than 60 public parks as well as 9+ miles of scenic walking trails. With mild temperatures (average temp: 65 degrees) most of the year, it’s easy to enjoy outdoor activities, year-round. Outdoor activities include swimming, fishing, boating, tennis and golf. Riverfront Park features the city’s Amphitheatre, Riverwalk Stadium and the historic Union Station Train Shed.
Montgomery offers many cultural venues for residents and visitors, from theater to music and museums. The city is home to the nationally recognized Alabama Shakespeare Festival, the Hank Williams Museum, Rosa Parks Museum and the Civil Rights Memorial. The city was named #1 Best Historic City in the 10Best Readers’ Choice travel award contest from USA Today.
Larger cities can offer more opportunities for recreation, culture, shopping, dining, housing and employment. Montgomery is a large city with varied employment options. One of the best places to start a search for new employment within Montgomery is found on the city’s official website. The Montgomery City-County Personnel Department’s online employment system provides links and information for various job openings throughout both Montgomery city and county.
Places to Stay
Visitors and newcomers to Montgomery have many lodging choices. The city is easily accessible from Interstates 65 and 85 and has its own Regional Airport on the city’s southwest side off I-65. Lodging options include hotels, bed-and-breakfasts plus campgrounds. Hotels vary and even include luxury accommodations with spa facilities.
Montgomery offers something for everyone. It’s a charming city in the heart of the south that is proud of its history but that has embraced today’s modern culture.