Arab is a small town with big ideas. While considered a pass through town, Arab offers many unique shopping experiences and small businesses not found elsewhere. Throughout the past few years, downtown Arab has experienced immense growth and revitalization adding many new businesses and a revamped main street.
One of the downtown attractions is Historic Village. The development began in 1991 as a Centennial project. Nestled just behind the city park, the historical complex showcases ten historic buildings that portray a North Central Alabama rural community of that time.
Arab City Schools have been one of the top performing school systems in the State for more than 25 years. Arab is also a member of Alabama Communities of Excellence where growth and prosperity are fostered by focusing on its distinctive assets and resources. Arab is also home to annual festivals including the Poke Salat Festival and SugarFest.
Housing wise, Arab can be one of the most affordable towns in North Alabama - however, you won't sacrifice quality and charm for price point. You are able to find top of the line amenities and planned neighborhoods in charming & beautiful Arab!