The Back Gate to Ft. Benning

Ft. Mitchell

Known to many as the "Back Gate" to Ft. Benning, this area is now home to thousands of our active duty Military. During the most BRAC, Ft. Mitchell attracted many home builders who developed subdivisions with properties ranging from 2,500-5,500 square feet. Fort Mitchell was built in 1813 along the banks of the Chattahoochee River, in what is now Russell County, where it played a vital role in the history of a young Nation. It has been said that Russell County is second only to Mobile, Alabama in terms of early historical significance in the State of Alabama.

Ft. Mitchell Real Estate Stats

Average Price $314K
Lowest Price $2.5K
Highest Price $480K
Total Listings 56
Avg. Days On Market 30
Avg. Price/SQFT $101

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17 Paladian Way, FORT MITCHELL

$479,900

17 Paladian Way, FORT MITCHELL

5 Beds 4 Baths 3,696 SqFt Residential MLS® # 211775

Lisa Bancer Hughston Homes Marketing, Inc

New
Lot 19 Sugar Maple Drive, FORT MITCHELL

$377,900

Lot 19 Sugar Maple Drive, FORT MITCHELL

5 Beds 3 Baths 2,864 SqFt Residential MLS® # 211899

Lisa Bancer Hughston Homes Marketing, Inc

7 Shiloh Drive, FORT MITCHELL

$337,500

7 Shiloh Drive, FORT MITCHELL

4 Beds 2 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 210791

Wayne & Donna Long Team Real Broker, LLC

New
Lot 20 Sugar Maple Drive, FORT MITCHELL

$354,900

Lot 20 Sugar Maple Drive, FORT MITCHELL

4 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,599 SqFt Residential MLS® # 211900

Lisa Bancer Hughston Homes Marketing, Inc

13 Shiloh Drive, FORT MITCHELL

$337,500

13 Shiloh Drive, FORT MITCHELL

4 Beds 2 Baths 0 SqFt Residential MLS® # 210792

Wayne & Donna Long Team Real Broker, LLC

30 Duke Drive, FORT MITCHELL

$165,999

30 Duke Drive, FORT MITCHELL

3 Beds 2 Baths 1,601 SqFt Residential MLS® # 210470

Tim Morgan Assurance Realty

38 Sugar Maple Drive, FORT MITCHELL

$344,900

38 Sugar Maple Drive, FORT MITCHELL

4 Beds 3.5 Baths 2,671 SqFt Residential MLS® # 211051

Lisa Bancer Hughston Homes Marketing, Inc

35 Sugar Maple Drive, FORT MITCHELL

$334,900

35 Sugar Maple Drive, FORT MITCHELL

4 Beds 2.5 Baths 2,484 SqFt Residential MLS® # 211057

Lisa Bancer Hughston Homes Marketing, Inc

20 Sugar Maple Drive, FORT MITCHELL

$377,900

↑ $15,000

20 Sugar Maple Drive, FORT MITCHELL

5 Beds 3 Baths 2,787 SqFt Residential MLS® # 211420

Lisa Bancer Hughston Homes Marketing, Inc

305 Owens Road, FORT MITCHELL

$299,900

↓ $5,100

305 Owens Road, FORT MITCHELL

4 Beds 3.5 Baths 3,351 SqFt Residential MLS® # 210962

Ty Niblack Keller Williams Realty River Cities

New
11 Landings Drive, FORT MITCHELL

$2,500

11 Landings Drive, FORT MITCHELL

5 Beds 0 Baths 4,272 SqFt Residential Rental MLS® # 211849

Hulya Allen Champions Realty

90 Old Glory Way, FORT MITCHELL

$305,000

↓ $10,000

90 Old Glory Way, FORT MITCHELL

5 Beds 4.5 Baths 3,437 SqFt Residential MLS® # 210750

Wayne & Donna Long Team Real Broker, LLC

History Of Ft. Mitchell 

In the early 1800s, the U.S. signed a treaty with the Creek Nation to use and widen a footpath for a route from Ft. Hawkins, near Macon, Georgia, to Ft. Mims, near Mobile, Alabama. It became known as “The Federal Road”, used by soldiers, the stage coach, and other travelers.

In 1813 the first fort was built following the massacre of Ft. Mims where Indian hostilities were rampant. During the War of 1812, the British were selling guns to the Indians which were used against the Americans. General John Floyd and the Georgia Militia arrived at the Chattahoochee River with 900 troops and 300 friendly Indians to set up a supply base and to keep peace with the Indians. General Floyd’s troops fought several important battles before the final Battle at Horseshoe Bend under General Jackson.

In 1817, the Federal Government set up a Trading Post or Trading Factory at Fort Mitchell to provide food and supplies for the Indians in exchange for furs. The Trading Post was successful until delays in delivery and completion from other traders along the way brought on the closing of the trading post. Alabama became a state in 1819 and more settlers began moving into the new state. In 1825, the Indian Agency was moved to Fort Mitchell. Colonel John Crowell, Indian agent, was sent to keep peace with the Creek Indians. General Lafayette was greeted at Fort Mitchell by Alabama troops, dignitaries, and the Creek Indians as he was escorted to Montgomery and on to St. Stephens.

The history of Fort Mitchell includes 1865 when General James Cantey trained “Cantey’s Rifles”, who became the 15th Alabama Regiment during the Civil War. Fort Mitchell, a National Historic Landmark Site, brings to life history during the time of the Federal Road, the Creek Indian War, and the pioneer settlement The Crowell-Whitaker Cabin of this area.

Fort Mitchell Real Estate Information

The real estate market in Fort Mitchell offers older homes with character, as well as newly built custom homes.

This is because Fort Mitchell was established over 200 years ago, but continues to be a growing community, especially recently. Many new subdivisions have been built over the past few decades, with more master planned communities in the works.

Due to the most recent Base Realignment and Closure in Fort Mitchell, many military families are housed here, as well as civilian residents. The rapid building and growth has allowed Fort Mitchell to remain a vibrant one, and the Fort Mitchell National Cemetery originally built for the interment of US veterans, is a testament to the military communal spirit here.

The homes for sale in Fort Mitchell are typically three, four, and even five bedroom layout options with extremely large yards and ample square footage. Vinyl siding and slab foundations are the most common building styles here, and the yards are private and fenced in. Many of the houses here even have pools in the backyard.

The neighborhoods in Fort Mitchell are newly developed, and with so much surrounding land, the properties are enormous. Even houses with 3000 square feet on multiple acres of land can be purchased by home buyers for less than half a million dollars. Luxury living in a family community can easily be found in Fort Mitchell at an affordable price.

Of course, with so much available land, there are also vacant lots for sale in Fort Mitchell. This area is growing and so is the demand for newly constructed homes. Any investment in the real estate market here is a good one, and buying a vacant lot also allows you to build whatever dream property type you’d like.

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