Foley, Alabama, is an exuberant city that is flourishing on the southern borders of Alabama on the beautiful Gulf Coast. Its founder, John B. Foley, came from Chicago in 1901 and purchased 50,000 acres of land to begin what is now Magnolia Land Company. In 1905, Foley built the first railroad station to travel from Foley to Bay Minette, Alabama. Soon after that, the city became the southern hub spot for shipping agricultural goods. John B. Foley’s efforts were the framework that helped construct what the city is today. Since its founding in 1905, Foley has become a thriving visitor town with much to do in the city and its surrounding areas.