Apartments for Rent in Florence, AL(show city information)
A short distance from the Tennessee border, Florence’s great beauty inspired its name. The city is located along the Tennessee River and is considered an economic hub for the area. Florence is a college town, home to the University of North Alabama. Rent an apartment in Florence and you’ll enjoy a quaint, thriving city in a gorgeous setting.
Downtown Florence features art galleries, shops, and restaurants situated along wide, brick-lined sidewalks, perfect for an afternoon of shopping. With several historic locations mixed with coffee houses, locally-owned shops, sidewalk cafes, museums, and more, downtown Florence attracts all types of residents, from college students to career professionals and empty-nesters. Downtown is a historic district – one of several in Florence. Other historic districts include East Florence, Wood Avenue, College Place, and Locust Street Historic Districts.
Rivaling its Italian namesake in natural beauty, Florence is also home to a great number of museums, art galleries, and festivals. The Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts features exhibits, events, activities, and workshops. The Indian Mound and Museum, built around 500 A.D., features artifacts dating from 10,000 years ago. Festivals include Arts Alive, the Alabama Renaissance Faire, and First Fridays in Florence.