Welcome to the city of Florence, Alabama's website. 

We hope this online site will give you an idea of the wonderful things we have to offer in our city.

Florence is southern living at its best! This is how life is supposed to be. From the houses on the bluffs overlooking the Tennessee River to the beautiful and historic homes in the city's downtown area, life in Florence is full of beauty.

Whether you are planning to do business in Florence, visit us, or relocate, this is the website where you can find anything and everything about the City of Florence.

We have an excellent climate, with four gentle and distinct seasons; terrific recreation opportunities, and the beautiful Tennessee River at our southern boundary; a thriving retail and manufacturing economy; a reverent sense of history and culture; superior schools; and the friendliest people in the world. This is a great place to live, work, and play!

After you have had a chance to look at us online, why not come and visit us? We'd love to take more time to introduce you to this beautiful town on the banks of the Tennessee River. We're looking forward to your visit.

The Mission of the City of Florence

The mission of the city government of the City of Florence, Alabama, is to enhance the quality of life of the citizens of the city by:

continuing to improve the governmental services presently provided to the citizens
anticipating the requirements of the citizens in the area of municipal government
meeting those requirements in a timely manner and at the lowest possible cost commensurate with the appropriate quality
making Florence, in every way, as attractive as possible to present and to future citizens