What began as a community with a little more than 300 people has now grown into a prosperous and thriving town of more than 8,500. According to U.S. Census figures, the Town of Pike Road grew by more than 1,600% during the first decade of the 21st century. This makes the municipality the fastest growing in the state of Alabama. This growth continues to impact economic development throughout the River Region.
From the beginning, careful planning with an emphasis on preserving character has been a fundamental component to the growth of Pike Road. This unique municipal model is built on great partnerships, strong volunteers, a dedicated staff and an engaged group of residents.
“As long as we focus on our people, the Town of Pike Road will continue to be a great place to live, regardless of our size. The greatest vote of confidence that a town can receive is when individuals choose to locate their families in your area. As we continue to emphasize education and activities that bring our community together in a fun and safe environment, then we will continue to grow. If you want to live in a community where people emphasize hospitality and truly live the motto, ‘Welcome Home,’ then the Town of Pike Road is the place for you.”
– Pike Road Mayor Gordon Stone
Investing in the next generation of leaders is an effort paramount to the success and future of Pike Road. The Pike Road School System is supported by individuals living in all 70 Pike Road neighborhoods, making education a true community effort.
The Pike Road School System, which opened in 2015, is the hub of all community activity and is one of the reasons that the town’s growth has exploded.
For more information on Pike Road Schools, visit pikeroadschools.org.
The Town hosts a number of annual events including a Christmas Tree lighting, SUMMER FEST celebration, a Veterans Memorial service each fall, a hay bale contest and other activities.
The town is served by three volunteer fire departments, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department, a 24-hour ambulance service, and a waste disposal contractor. Water and sewer services have grown in their availability and garbage and recycling programs also are available. The town also has two electricity providers and two gas companies.
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