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About Baldwin County

Today, Baldwin County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state with an estimated population of more than 200,000. Baldwin County is also home to UTC Aerospace Systems, Standard Furniture and Ace Hardware Distribution Center. Our major crops are greenhouse products, peanuts and turfgrass.

Most people in the county have completed 12th grade. There are 28 elementary schools, eight middle schools, seven high schools, two technical schools and one community college in the county.

Baldwin County is a major tourist destination, where more than 1 million people flock to the white, sandy beaches of Gulf Shores annually. Other attractions include Malbis Memorial Greek Orthodox Church, Weeks Bay Estuary and Research Reserve, 5 Rivers Delta Resource center, and Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo.

The Extension office has four full-time employees, and houses three Regional Extension agents. Four-H and Youth Development Programs involve numerous young people in the county. Other popular Extension programs are Agriculture, Master Gardener, Master Environmental Education, Estate Planning, and Consumer and Family Science.

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Meet the staff & directions
8:00-12:00; 12:30-4:30

Ellen Huckabay
County Extension Coordinator
302A Byrne Street
Bay Minette, AL 36507
Phone: (251) 937-7176
Fax: (251) 937-7285

Local Contacts

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Lori Ruffin
TES Administrative Support Ce
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Ellen Huckabay
County Extension Coordinator
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Cathy Banning
Administrative Support Assistant II-ACES/AAES
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Sandra Walton
Administrative Support Associate II-ACES/AAES