Properties for Sale in Fort Morgan, Gulf Shores, AL

Fort Morgan is an unincorporated community west of Gulf Highlands in Baldwin County, Alabama. The town is on the westernmost part of the barrier island that lines the mainland of the county. The community’s highlight is the Fort Morgan State Historic Site, a US Army fort constructed in 1813 defending the inland coast from possible British attack. The fort was also the site of a battle during the Civil War. The fort’s strategic site means the site has survived through the modern era with concrete fortifications replacing old brick structures. Nowadays, the fort has been converted into a tourist attraction that offers various activities for visitors. Notable activities include fishing, bird watching, pet-friendly areas, swimming, nature trails, and a war-themed escape room.

Residential real estate in Fort Morgan lines the land area directly east of the fort up to its border with Gulf Highlands. Waterfront properties south of Fort Morgan Road are oceanfront properties that serve as lovely beach houses with direct access to the ocean. These homes have a unique design with high wooden pillars on its lower level to protect the home from sudden flooding from storm surges. North of the island, you’ll find small ports available to most waterfront properties. Vacant lots are also plentiful in the area providing buyers looking to build a beach home from scratch. For information on properties available for sale on the island, please feel free to contact our team today.
Market Overview

Gulf Shores Real Estate Statistics

Median Home Price

$325,000

Price Per Square Feet

$280

Average Days on Market

71 Days

Households

5,816

Home Ownership

57.0%

Median Rent

$1,046

Market Overview

Gulf Shores Real Estate Statistics

What's To Love

A beachfront community that features a long picturesque coastline extends from Fort Morgan all the way east to Florida. Residents enjoy direct access to the ocean with multiple small ports on the north side of the island, providing ideal docking for boat owners who want an alternative option to get to the mainland to the north or the Atlantic's vast ocean waters.

What's Not To Love

Home prices are quite high in Fort Morgan, which is expected in an oceanfront community in Southern Alabama. Storm surges are a constant threat that residents need to keep in mind when living along the coast.

Is it for me?

Who is this neighborhood for

There are lots of vacant home lots throughout the coastline of Fort Morgan, which are ideal options for buyers interested in constructing a home with custom designs. The area offers excellent investment opportunities for those looking to profit from renters looking to live close to the ocean when visiting the region. The town has also had a consistent increase in average real estate prices, providing good opportunities for those looking to build equity from their purchase.

Find Your Home

Latest properties for sale in Fort Morgan

42
Active

$2,900,000

1322 & 1308 State Highway 180

Gulf Shores, AL, 36542
Beds6Baths4SqFt1,934MLS#315065
39
Active

$2,290,000

2300 Ponce De Leon Court

Gulf Shores, AL, 36542
Beds7Baths6SqFt4,108MLS#319510
50
Active

$1,975,000

6697 Beach Shore Drive

Gulf Shores, AL, 36542
Beds8Baths7SqFt4,608MLS#316369
49
Active

$1,750,000

340 Boykin Court S

Gulf Shores, AL, 36542
Beds3Baths3SqFt4,011MLS#317203
24
Active

$1,500,000

8919 Diamond Dr

Gulf Shores, AL, 36542
Beds3Baths2SqFt2,795MLS#308812
22
Active

$1,200,000

8944 Pompano Way

Gulf Shores, AL, 36542
Beds3Baths2SqFt1,426MLS#315019
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Meet the locals

Who Lives in Gulf Shores, Alabama

Population

13,109

Median Age

50.4

Median Household Income

$71,828

Associates Degree or Higer

45.88%

Cost of Living Index

98.8

Elderly Percentage

29.19%

Entertainment

Things to do in Fort Morgan

Fort Morgan State Historic Site

Historical landmark and well-preserved fortification that now serves as a tourist attraction.

Fort Morgan Fishing Beach

A long stretch of beach that extends from Fort Morgan all the way to the eastern end of the barrier island.

Mobile Bay Ferry - Fort Morgan Landing

A boat ferry north of Fort Morgan connecting the community to the neighboring Dauphin Island.

The Estuarium at Dauphin Island Sea Lab

Beautiful aquarium showcasing four unique marine exhibits a short boat ride west of the island.

Education

Schools in Fort Morgan

School NameGradesAdmission
Gulf Shores High School9 - 12Public
Gulf Shores Middle School6 - 8Public
Gulf Shores Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
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