Fort Rucker - On and Off Base Information
Fort Rucker Housing Information
Fort Rucker (Ft.) Housing and Information:
Location: United States Army Aviation Center of Excellence, Fort Rucker, Alabama, is located in the southeast corner of Alabama. The post is located in Dale County. Fort Rucker is approximately 80 miles south of Montgomery and 20 miles northwest of Dothan. Florida's Gulf Coast lies 80 miles to the south.
Cost of Living: Lower than the national average.
Base Operator: 334-255-1110 or DSN 312-558-1110
Area Population: Fort Rucker lies in Dale County, which has a population of 50,044. Neighboring Coffee County has a population of 50,526. Houston County has a population of 102,369.
Schools: Fort Rucker offers a variety of educational opportunities. Students who live in permanent on post housing will attend Fort Rucker Primary and Elementary DDESS Schools on post for grades prekindergarten through the sixth grade. Students who live off post will attend school in their communities.
- Coffee County School System, 334-897-5016
- Daleville City School System, 334-598-2456
- Enterprise City School System, 334-347-9531
- Domestic Dependent Elementary & Secondary Schools
- Ozark City School System, 334-774-5197
- Vivian B. Adams School, 334-774-5132
- Fort Rucker Primary
- Fort Rucker Elementary
Housing: The military family housing at Fort Rucker has been privatized under the Army's Residential Communities Initiative (RCI) program authorized by the Military Housing Privatization Act enacted into law in 1996. Currently, there is no wait list for housing at Fort Rucker. Family housing may be contacted at 334-255-1205 / 334-255-1854 and Corvias Military Living Leasing Office can be reached at 334-503-3644 / 334-503-3600.
453 Novosel Street
Fort Rucker, AL 36362