Foley is a city in Baldwin County, Alabama. It is part of the Daphne-Fairhope Metro Area, and is a principal city of the same. It is named after its founder, John B. Foley of Chicago. The city was incorporated in 1915. It has a totala area of 14.3 square miles, most of which is land.
Construction, retail trade, sales and services, and tourism are the major commercial activities here. Local attractions include Foley Alabama Railroad Museum and Archives, Graham Creek Nature Preserve, Heritage Park, Holmes Medical Museum, Foley's Antique Rose Trail and many more. Public schooling is administered by the Baldwin County Public Schools system. This comprises an elementary, a middle and a high school. Foley Municipal Airport is the local airport. The closest hospital is the local South Baldwin Regional Medical Center, on North McEnzie Street. The cost of living here is 4.50% than the country average.
The town gets 59 inches of rain annually. The number of days in a year with measurable precipitation is 84.