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  • Hartselle, Alabama is a city of 14,255 people, located just 10 miles south of Decatur and is considered part of the Decatur Metropolitan Area. The city was founded in 1870, when George Hartselle and a few other men started a railroad company there, then grew when the South and North Alabama Railroad began to consider Hartselle a key stop. Sadly, most of the historic buildings in Hartselle were destroyed in a fire in the early 1900s, but the spirit and integrity of the city remains intact.

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Top 5 Reasons to Live in Hartselle, AL

  • Affordable rentals! There aren't a lot of rental properties in Hartselle, but the ones on the market are generally quite affordable. Rent a three-bedroom home for just under $1,000 monthly, or shop around to try to score a deal for $500 or less. Look in the Tanner Heights and Ausley Bend neighborhoods for some possible rent to own options.
  • Set up permanent roots! Hartselle homes are quite affordable, averaging around $100,000 to $150,000 for a three-bedroom, two-bathroom abode. Or, with land in the area averaging around $20,000 per half-acre, you can also purchase an undeveloped property and build your custom home. Look for a great deal on a house in the Morningside Drive or Mohawk Street neighborhoods.
  • Never go hungry! There are plenty of restaurants in Hartselle that offer delicious southern-style cooking. The Freight House Restaurant has an extensive menu, with plenty of typical American dishes. You can also hire their catering services for events and parties. Cahoots is another local favorite, known for its whimsical decorations and yummy dishes. Try the Mexican Chicken Lasagna, and follow up with some classic Bread Pudding.
  • Shop 'til you drop! Hartselle has a high number of great antique stores for those who love a sense of discovery. Find vintage treasures at Tip Top Antiques or Jim Norman Antiques. The Hartselle Antique Mall also has lots of furniture and decorations for your new home.
  • Plenty of activities for all ages! Hartselle is close to several big cities, but there's plenty to do in town as well. Try your hand at bowling when you visit Family Lanes and Amusements. If golf is your game, Quail Creek Golf Course is well known throughout the area. There are also several parks to choose from, including Sparkman Park and Track, a 45-acre facility with plenty to offer.