Welcome to Andalusia, a lovely, peaceful city full of friendly, hospitable people, where the living is comfortable and easy.
The HospitalServing the heart of southern Alabama since 1966, Andalusia Health provides quality inpatient and outpatient services to residents of Covington County and the surrounding area, at its 88-bed, Joint Commission-accredited acute care facility and physician practices.
The CommunityAndalusia, the county seat and largest city in Covington County, is nestled among the trees overlooking the Conecuh River and just 34 miles from Interstate 65. In addition to a number of service organizations, the city is home to the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center, the World Championship Domino Tournament, the Kiwanis Covington County Fair and the Solon and Martha Dixon Center for the Performing Arts. The city's school system consistently performs above state and national averages on standardized tests and other assessments, and Lurleen B. Wallace Community College offers an excellent two-year program for advanced education on its beautiful 152-acre campus.
South Alabama offers a multitude of recreational opportunities. The 83,000-acre Conecuh National Forest attracts swimmers, hikers, campers, picnickers and fishing enthusiasts; and nearby Gantt Lake and Point A Lake promise boating, water sports and more fishing. Hunting enthusiasts can find an abundance of dove, quail, turkey, duck and deer at several local wildlife management areas. And the city maintains a number of recreational parks, including the Miracle League Field, which provides opportunities for children with mental and physical challenges to play baseball.